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Dean Galloway Letters
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Between 1956-1958 librarian Dean Galloway and his family traveled to Tehran, Iran for a two-year librarianship position in the Institute for Administrative Affairs Library, within the Faculty of Law Department, at the University of Tehran. During his stay he wrote to his friends and coworkers at Humboldt State University Library about his experiences living and working in Iran.
Richard Dean Galloway (1922-2014) was a librarian at Humboldt State College (HSC) for 13 years before he became the Library Director at Stanislaus State College where he served for 23 years. Dean attended HSC and received his Bachelors of Arts in Social Science in 1947 and by 1950 he had received his Masters in Library Science from the University of California, Berkeley. During his career, Dean had the opportunity to travel to Tehran, Iran from 1956-1958 for a librarianship position. The program that brought him to Tehran was the Institute of Administrative Affairs at the University of Tehran. The Institute of Administrative Affairs was created by the United States International Cooperation Administration and the Iranian government, and its purpose was to have American educators instruct Iranian students at the graduate level, on how to operate public administration programs. It was during this time, that Dean's main focus for the institute's library was to improve regular operations and work on special projects. This experience eventually led him to become the Library Director at Stanislaus State College shortly after his return to the United States.
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