Text, correspondence, and photographs produced and acquired
by David Kuhner, Librarian at Norman F. Sprague Memorial Library, during the course
of his research for an article published in
, No. 136 (September 1979), concerning a bookplate of cowboy and
motion picture star Tom Mix that appears in a volume now in the James Carruthers
Memorial Collection of the Institute of Aviation History, Special Collections
Department, Honnold/Mudd Library.
David Kuhner received a BS from Ohio State University, an MEd from the University of
Miami, and an MLS from the University of California at Berkeley. He was serving as
Head of Readers' Services and Reference at the Jackson Library of Business, at
Stanford University, when in 1967 he became Chief Science Librarian at the John
Crear Library, in Chicago. In 1970, he was appointed Assistant Librarian for Science
at Honnold Library, and in 1972 became first Librarian at the Norman F. Sprague
Memorial Library. He retired in 1985.
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