Manning, Mary Ella Dailey, 1923-2005
- Existence: 1923 - 2005
Mary D. Manning was born in 1923 in Deposit, New York and graduated with a B.A. in English (1946) and a B.S. in Library Science (1948) from New York State College (Albany). In 1948, she and her husband, Ambrose N. Manning (see acc. 131), joined the faculty of then East Tennessee State College (now East Tennessee State University). Mrs. Manning served as librarian at the Training School in 1948-49. From 1952-58, she taught part-time in library science and English, then joined the Department of English as a full-time faculty member in 1958. Specializing in children's literature, Mrs. Manning taught until her retirement in 1983. The Mannings are the parents of four daughters: Martha, Mary, Margaret, and Marie. Mary Manning died in Johnson City, Tennessee on March 21, 2005.