Marian Oldfather Boner, 1909–83

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Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

President, Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, 1969–70
Secretary, 1970–73
President-Elect, 1973–74
President, 1974–75
Immediate Past President,1975–76
Chair, Constitution and By-Laws Committee,1979–80
Member, Ethics Commission, 1981–82
Chair, Ethics Commission, 1982–83

Professional Honors and Awards

Elected Life Member of AALL, 1982
Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2001
AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee


"One If By Land, Two If By Sea: A Comparative Study of Remedies Available to Injured Seamen and Land Workers,” Texas Law Review 30 (1952): 489–501.
"The Plastic Code in Action,” Pts. 1–5, Texas Law Review 36 (1958): 561–83; 36 (1958): 733–44; 37 (1959): 529–48; 39 (1960)20–40; 39 (1960): 151–71 (with Robert W. Stayton).
“The Internal Revenue Service: A Microcosm of Government,” Texas Law Review 36 (1958): 779–97.
“Erie v. Tompkins: A Study in Judicial Precedent,” Pts. 1 and 2, Texas Law Review 40 (1962): 509–25; 40 (1962): 619–40.
“Acquisition of Microforms in Law Libraries,” Law Library Journal 63 (1970): 66–69.
Basic Lists for Texas Law Libraries. Austin: University of Texas Tarlton Law Library, 1971. Tarlton Law Library Legal Bibliography Series, No. 5.
Austin: University of Texas Tarlton Law Library, 1971. Tarlton Law Library Legal Bibliography Series, No. 5.“How the Law School Library Can Help the Practicing Lawyer,” Texas Bar Journal 34 (1971): 1003. 
“Index to Chambers Opinions of Supreme Court Justices,” Law Library Journal 65 (1972): 213–20.
“The American Association of Law Libraries 1906–1973,” International Journal of Law Libraries 1 (1973): 23–30.
A Reference Guide to Texas Law and Legal History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1975.
Basic Lists for Texas Law Libraries. Austin: University of Texas Tarlton Law Library, 1979.
"The Attorney as Author: Books Written and Used by Texas Lawyers.” In Centennial History of the Texas Bar, 1882–82. Burnet, TX: Eakin Press for Committee on History and Tradition of the State Bar of Texas, 1981.
“Women and the Law in Texas,” Texas Bar Journal, 45 (1982): 44–47.
“Lawyers Who Governed Texas,” Texas Bar Journal 45 (1982): 898–902. 
"Administration of State and Court Law Libraries.” In Law Librarianship: A Handbook, edited by Heinz Peter Mueller and Patrick E. Kehoe, 87–101. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co, 1983. American Association  of Law Libraries Publication Series No. 19.
A Reference Guide to Texas Law and Legal History: Sources and Documentation. 2d ed. Austin, TX: Butterworth Legal Publishing, 1987 (with Karl T. Gruben and James E. Hambleton). 
 
Selected Publications about the Inductee

Barbara Serota, “[Memorial to] Marian Boner,” Law Library Journal 75 (1982): 547.
Jane Olm, “[Memorial to] Marian Boner],” Law Library Journal 75 (1982): 548–49.

James E. Duggan, “Gallagher Award Recipients Exemplify Professionalism and Innovation,” AALL Spectrum 5 (June 2001): 4.

Professional Positions

Research Assistant, University of Texas Law School Foundation, 1957–60
Reference Librarian, University of Texas School of Law Library, 1960–66
Assistant Professor of Law and Associate Law Librarian, University of Texas, 1965–68
Associate Professor of Law and Associate Law Librarian, University of Texas, 1968–72
Director, Texas State Law Library, 1972–81

Education

B.A., University of Texas, 1930
M.A., University of Texas, 1931
LL.B., Order of the Coif, University of Texas, 1955

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

Admitted to the Practice of Law, Texas, 1955
Member, Austin Library Commission, 1970–?