Honorary Membership

About the Honorary Membership
Honorary membership may be conferred on a living citizen of any country whose contribution to librarianship or a closely related field is so outstanding that it is of lasting importance to the advancement of the whole field of library service. It is intended to reflect honor upon the ALA as well as upon the individual.

Administered by:

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1933 Recipient(s)

Richard Rogers Bowker

Daniel Berkeley Updike


Wiberforce Eames

Scholar and Librarian

William L. Clements


Charles Evans