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Mary Elizabeth Wood

Born: Aug 22, 1861

Death: May 1, 1931

Birthplace: New York City

Nationality: United States

Mary Elizabeth Wood

Date of Birth : Aug 22, 1861
Date of Death : May 1, 1931
Birth Place : New York City

Mary Elizabeth Wood was an American librarian and missionary, best known for her work in promoting Western librarianship practices and programs in China. She is credited with the foundation of the first library school in China, the Boone Library School, as well as spurring the development of Chinese librarianship as a modern profession.

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