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Ralph E. McCoy

Born: Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: He was the president of the Illinois Library Association in 1956.

Biography: Ralph McCoy is an author, and was Dean of Library Affairs at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale from 1955-1976. McCoy implemented a 'Freedom of the Press' class in the School of Journalism. He was president of the Illinois Library Association in 1956, and president of the Association of Colleges and Research Libraries in 1966, and served in many other professional and educational organizations. The Special Collection Researc Center at Morris Library includes the Ralph E. McCoy Freedom of the Press Collection and Bibliography.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Ralph E. McCoy on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Open Court :
ISBN: 081269063X OCLC: 17105386

Open Court Pub. Co., La Salle, Ill. : 1987.