From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Library Directors in the USA)

Jessie Carney Smith

Position Title

Dean of the Library / Professor of Library Science

Library

Fisk University, John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library

Address Line

1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37208

Phone

(615) 329-8731

Notes

First African American to earn a Ph.D. in library science at the University of Illinois.

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Jessie Carney Smith,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed February 26, 2024, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/2000073.

Last modified: 2023-09-21 17:03:45