Davis Widem

Assistant Librarian in the Center for Children's Books, University of Chicago


Mrs. Widem will use the award for advanced study in the Graduate Libray School of the University of Chicago. She proposes to focus her research on the role of the children's library consultant on the staff of a state library agency in working with adult parents.

Awards Won

Title Year
Dutton-Macrae Award for Advanced Study in the Field of Library Work with Children and Young People

Designed to give the recipient an opportunity for formal or informal study of some aspect of the field that will be beneficial both to the person and to library service.

This award was reestablished in 1952 by Mr. Elliot B. Macrae of E.P. Dutton Company and given to the A.L.A. as part of its centennial celebration.

1955 - Winner(s)