The Louis A. Kenney Papers document Kenney's years as University Librarian at San Diego State University. The collection dates from 1914-1992, and has
been divided into four series: Correspondence, Professional Files, Printing Ephemera, and Scrapbooks.
Louis A. Kenney was born February 28, 1917 in Dorchester, NE. He received his BA from Nebraska State College, Kearney in 1939
and completed a BS and a MS in Library Science at the University of Illinois, Urbana. He was drafted by the U.S. Army in 1941
and served with the 42nd Infantry Division in World War II. He returned to civilian life in 1946 and spent a year studying
abroad in Switzerland from 1949 to 1950. In 1960 he was awarded his PhD in history from the University of Maryland. His thesis
was titled The Censorship Edicts of Emperor Charles V in the Low Countries, 1515-1550.
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