E. J. Josey Librarian

E. J. Josey (January 20, 1924 - July 3, 2009) was an American activist and librarian. Elonnie Junius Josey was born in Norfolk, Virginia, son of Willie and Frances Bailey Josey. He graduated from Howard University in 1949 and received his master's in History from Columbia University in 1950 and a master's in librarianship from the University at Albany, SUNY in 1953. From 1955 to 1959, he was Director of the Library of Delaware State College, Dover, Delaware, and from 1959–1966, he was Chief Librarian and Associate Professor at Savannah State College in Savannah, Georgia. He also served on the staff of Columbia University Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, the New York Public Library, and prior to his position at Delaware State College, he served as Instructor of Social Sciences and History from 1954-1955 at Savannah State College. Josey was Professor Emeritus, Department of Library and Information Science, School of Library and Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 20th, 1924
Place of birth
Virginia, United States of America
United States of America
Date of death
July 3rd, 2009 at age of 85
Place of death


1. Howard University Colleges/University

Howard University is a federally chartered, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university located in Washington, D.C., United States. It has a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education status of RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity).

Type Private university
2013. 514 mil. $
2010. 400 mil. $
Institution colors
March 2nd, 1867
2400 Sixth St NW, 20059 - Washington, D.C., United States of America
2012. 6,688
2010. 6,932
2009. 6,952
2012. 3,314
2010. 3,447
Acceptance rate
2014. 35.0 %
2012. 49.3 %
2010. 54.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 21.5 K $
2010. 17.1 K $
Official web page www.howard.edu
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Howard University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1922., Academic
b. 1919., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1926., Politician
b. 1922., Judge
b. 1924., Politician
b. 1920., Organization founder
b. 1929., Hard bop Artist
b. 1927., Politician

2. Columbia University Colleges/University

Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Today the university operates seven Columbia Global Centers overseas in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Santiago and Nairobi.

Institution info

Type Private university
2012. 8.2 bil. $
Institution colors
116th Street and Broadway, 10027 - New York City, New York
2013. 8,365
2012. 7,814
2010. 7,950
2009. 7,693
2013. 18,568
2012. 18,657
2010. 17,258
2005. 19,672
Acceptance rate
2013. 7.0 %
2013. 6.89 %
2012. 7.4 %
2012. 7.42 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.8 K $
2012. 47.2 K $
2011. 45.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
Official web page www.columbia.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Columbia University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1903., Librarian
b. 1931., Librarian
b. 1907., Librarian
b. 1906., Librarian
b. 1928., Artist
b. 1920., Military Person
b. 1920., Film Director
b. 1927., Novelist


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