Nebraska Authors

Ray O. Hummel

AKA: Hummel, Ray O. Jr (Ray Orvin)

Born 1909-10-22 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Died 1996

Places Lived

Washington, D.C.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Virginia State History; Bibliographies


Bachelor of Arts, 1930, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Master of Arts, 1931, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
University of Iowa, Iowa City, NE
Ph.D, 1934, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
ABLS, 1936, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Librarian and Cataloger

Places Worked

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C.
University of Minnesota Library, Minneapolis, MN
Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Catholic University, Washington, D.C.


Scholar-in-residence, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


American Library Association
Bibliographical Society, Virginia Library Association


A List of Places Included in Nineteenth Century Virginia Directories. 1960.
Virginia Local History: A Bibliography. 1971. (rev. ed., 1976)
Southeastern Broadsides Before 1877: A Bibliography. 1971.
More Virginia Broadsides. 1975.
Portraits and Statuary of Virginians. 1977.

Managing Editor of Library Resources and Technical Services: 1960-1965.

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