Elizabeth Benyon 1900–1987

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Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

Charter Member, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, March 20, 1947
President, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, 1953–54
Chair, AALL Committee on Cataloging and Classification, 1956–58

Professional Honors and Awards

Voted Life Member at AALL 60th Annual Meeting, 1967
Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1992
AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

“Class K (Law) at the University of Chicago,” Law Library Journal 40 (1947): 9–21.
Classification, Class K: Law. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1948.
“Classification for Law Books,” Journal of Cataloging and Classification 6 (Spring 1950): 35–40.
“The Classification of Law Books,” Law Library Journal 50 (1957): 542–67.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

Judith Wright, “Memorials: Elizabeth Benyon,” Law Library Journal 81 (1989): 619–20.

Professional Positions

Cataloger, University of Chicago Library, 1923–43
Cataloger, University of Chicago Law Library, 1943–50
Acting Law Librarian, University of Chicago Law Library, 1950–51
Assistant Law Librarian, University of Chicago Law Library, 1950–67

Education

Ph.B., University of Chicago, 1922