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
Frances Maddox was born on 28 November 1908 in Columbia, Kansas and died in March 1983
in Tulsa. A graduate of Tulsa's Central High School in 1926, she attended the University of Tulsa
from 1926 to 1927 (English), Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg in 1928-9 (English), and
the University of Wisconsin in 1929-1931, graduating with a BA in English. She attended the University
of Michigan during the summers of 1935, 1939, and 1940 earning an AMLS. From 1926-28, she worked
for Tulsa Public Library as a Circulation Assistant, and 1931-32 as the 1st assistant cataloger for
the Tulsa Public Library. From 1933-1943 she was the head cataloguer at TPL. In 1943 she was hired
as the Head Librarian at the University of Tulsa, where she remained until 1967. At that time, she
moved to St. Louis to serve as the Head Librarian at the Missouri Botanical Garden until her retirement
in 1972 when she returned to Tulsa. After her retirement she worked briefly for the Tulsa Junior
College Library, and organized the American Christian College library. During her career she had
been a visiting professor in Library Science at Texas Women’s University in Denton and at the
University of Oklahoma’s Library School. She was a member of ALA, BSA, NEA, SLA, OLA (serving
as its president in 1953), SWLA, Delta Kappa Gamma, Kappa Kappa Iota, and several local organizations.