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Charles Everett Rush was born in Fairmount, Ind., on March 23, 1885. He was the son of Nixon and Louisa Winslow Rush. He received an A.B. degree from Earlham College in 1905, a B.L.S. degree from New York State Library School in 1908, and an A.M. degree from Yale University in 1931. He married R. Lionne Adsit on Sept. 7, 1910, and they had three children: Alison Adsit, Frances Marie, and Myra Lionne.

Rush was a library assistant at Earlham College in 1903 and subsequently held similar positions in Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, New Jersey, and Missouri . He was a librarian at Indianapolis Public Library, 1917-28, and Teachers College Library, Columbia University, 1928-31. He was associate librarian at Yale University, 1931-38, and director of Cleveland Public Library, 1938-41. Rush became professor of library science and director of University Library, University of North Carolina, in 1941 where he remained until his retirement.

Information from Who's Who in America.

  • Modern Aladdins and Their Magic; the Science of Things About Us (withAmy Winslow). Boston, 1926.Search "Modern Aladdins and Their Magic; the Science of Things About
                                        Us" by RUSH, CHARLES EVERETT: 1885- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust