Sarah M. Galvan died in Alexandria VA in 1996.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
SARAH MARY MILLER GALVAN (1911-1996)
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.