Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Sarah M. Miller graduated from Elmira College in 1932 and got her BS in library science from Columbia University in 1933.  In 1940, Galvan married Fernando F. Galvan (ca. 1915-1983), who was a journalist.
Sarah Miller started at NYPL in 1934 and worked as a substitute until 1936.  At NYPL she worked primarily as a School & Reference Librarian with a specialty in Latin American literature.  Drawing upon these two specialties, she authored a 1942 bibliography, Background Readings on Latin America: A Reading List for High School Students.  Sarah M. Galvan served as head of the Kingsbridge Branch, 1944-1947.  She resigned in 1947 when her husband became a Latin American correspondent for the Voice of America. 

Sarah M. Galvan died in Alexandria VA in 1996.

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