#25482 Overall Influence

William Andrew Moffett

American librarian

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William Andrew Moffett was a historian and librarian who was named "100 of the Most Important Leaders We Had in the 20th Century" by American Libraries in 1999. He is primarily known for aiding in the capture of a prolific library thief, James Richard Shinn, and, more famously, opening access of the Dead Sea Scrolls for scholarly use, both of which news stories made the front page of the New York Times. Moffett was also known for being a highly influential academic librarian director at Oberlin College, the 6th Librarian at the Huntington Library and for being named Academic/Research Librarian of the Year in 1993 by the Association of College and Research Libraries .

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University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Massachusetts Boston

American public university

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Duke University
Duke University

Private university in Durham, North Carolina, United States

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Davidson College
Davidson College

Liberal arts college in Davidson, North Carolina

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State University of New York at Potsdam
State University of New York at Potsdam

American university

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Oberlin College
Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

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Simmons University
Simmons University

Private women-focused university in Boston, Massachusetts

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#9793 World Rank #2484 USA Rank
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