Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
CATHERYNE S. FRANKLIN
Catheryne S. Franklin, retired associate professor of library and information science, died on September 2, 1992. She was 79.
Professor Franklin was born on June 20, 1913, in Poplar, Montana. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1935 and a master's degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1954.
Professor Franklin was a librarian in the Laredo, Mercedes, and Seymour, Texas public schools. She joined the staff of the University in 1947. She became a member of the faculty in 1956 and taught until 1978, when she retired.
Professor Franklin served as president of the Texas Library Association in 1972-73. She was a member of the Texas Association of School Librarians and the American Library Association. In 1978 she became the sixth person honored with the Distinguished Service Award by the Texas Library Association.
A scholarship fund was established in Professor Franklin's memory by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 16, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center.