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Duffield, Pauline

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Annual Meeting, Local Arrangements Committee, hospitality chair, 1974
  • Nominating Committee, member, 1966; chair, 1968–1969
  • Committee on Standards for Medical Librarianship, assistant chair, 1962–1963; Subcommittee on Recruitment, chair, 1961–1963
  • Committee on Committees, Organization and Procedures Manual, compiler, 1959–60
  • School of Aviation Medicine Facilities, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX, MLA representative at dedication ceremonies, November 14, 1959
  • MLA Board, member, 1954–1960
  • MLA treasurer, 1954–1958
  • Finance Committee, member, 1954–1958
  • Gifts and Grants Committee, member, 1954–1958
  • Periodical and Serial Committee, member, 1948–1955
  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, archives curator, 1946–1951
  • Medical Society Section, chair, 1953–1954; Nominating Committee, chair, 1966
  • South Central Chapter, Texas Council of Health Sciences Libraries (later Southern Chapter), founding member, secretary, 1966
  • Southern Chapter, secretary-treasurer 1968–1969; convention chair, 1953–1955; member, 1960–1961; program chair 1953–1955; member, 1960–1961


Honors and Awards

  • Fellowship, 1974
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • Recognized for long service to the Texas Medical Association (TMA) at the TMA House of Delegates at November 8–9, 1975, meeting
  • TMA Board of Trustees established the Pauline Duffield Library Development Fund, 1972
  • Honored with profile in Austin American, October 7, 1958, by National Business Women’s Week in Texas as example of successful professional woman


Publications (5 representative)


Professional Positions

  • Librarian, Texas Medical Association Memorial Library, 1952–1976
  • Librarian of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, 1947?–1952
  • Assistant Librarian, Vanderbilt University, 1944–1947
  • Physical Education Teacher, 1930–1943


MLA published statements about the fellow



  • Medical Library Training, Orleans Parish Medical Library Society and Tulane University School of Medicine Library, New Orleans, LA
  • BS, George Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, TN


Contributed by Diane McKenzie, FMLA, and Barbara Tysinger, 2012

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