Whitenack, Carolyn I. (1916-1984) | The American Library Association Archives
Name: Whitenack, Carolyn I. (1916-1984)
Historical Note: Carolyn I. Whitenack was born in 1916 in Harrodsberg, Kentucky. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky in 1948. She was an instructor and librarian at the university from 1947-1950. Then she was the head of the Cataloging Department and School Library Services in the Louisville public schools, eventually becoming the director of the Division of School Libraries and Teaching Materials of the Indiana Department of Public Instruction (1953-56). In 1956, Whitenack received her M.S. at the University of Illinois. She spent the rest of her career at Purdue University, retiring in 1979 (1).
Sources: 1. Whitenack, Carolyn Irene, Pioneers and Leaders in Library Services to Youth: A Biographical Dictionary, (Westport: Libraries Unlimited, 2003), p. 242.