Oklahoma Library Legends
Carnegie, Andrew Foundation
Delphian Clubs and Societies
Ferguson, Milton J.
Ferguson, Mrs. Thomas B. (Eva Shartel)
Frasier, Sally Freeman
Friends of Libraries groups around Oklahoma
Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO)
Friends of Tulsa City-County Library
Funk, Mrs. Trimmier Sloan
Gates, Bill & Melinda Foundation
Hardesty, Roger & Donna
Henke, Esther Mae
Johnson, Edward R.
Lowry, William (Bill)
Maddox, Eugenia (Frances)
Marable, Mary Hays
Martin, Allie Beth
Masters, Anne Rounds
McGlenn, Alma Reid
Morgan, Anne Hodges
Motter, Robert T., Jr.
Motter, Robert T., Sr.
Norberg, Lillian Born
Parker, Mrs. J.C.
Phelps, Edith Allen
Phillips, John & Vicki
Porter, Cora Case
Ratliff, Julia Brady
Ray, Dee Ann
Robbins, Louise S.
Rouse, Roscoe and Charlie Lou
Segal, Bob & Pat
Thompson, Clinton M. Jr. (Marty)
Townsend, Mrs. Hosea
Troy, Forrest (Frosty)
Wentroth, Mary Ann
Women's Federated Clubs
Women's Clubs of Oklahoma
Zarrow, Henry & Anne
Mrs. R. L. (Leta) Dover received a B. A. at Northeastern State College in Tahlequah in 1925, a
B.L.S. at Columbia University, New York City, and her M.A. at Peabody in Nashville.
She taught in junior and senior high schools in Colorado and Arizona before becoming Asst. Librarian
at Northeastern State from 1935 to 1937. From 1939 to 1943 she served as librarian at the University
of Tulsa and was Director of the Arkansas State Library Commission from 1943 to 1947. In October,
1947, she became Librarian at Bacone College. She retired in 1967.
During her career, she was also active in the American Library Association and served several years
as Chairman of the State Library Commission.
Leta served the state as president of Oklahoma Library Association in 1954-55.
In 1959 she was given OLA’s Meritorious Service Award in recognition for special service in
the field of Library Extension Service. In 1962, she received OLA’s
Distinguished Service Award, in recognition of long and meritorious service in
Mrs. Dover was tireless in inspiring and leading not only students, but her co-workers and the
casual person who needed assistance in the field she knew so well.