Honoree

Martha E. Schaaf

AWARDS

College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award (1983)
Indiana University Bloomington
B.A.

BIOGRAPHY

Martha E. Schaaf is the author of children's biographies, including "Lew Wallace: Boy Writer" (1961) and "Duke Ellington: Young Music Master" (1975). She is also a librarian and teacher who has set up more than twenty-five libraries in the United States.

Schaaf received a B.A. degree from Indiana University, where she was responsible for helping open the previously all-male Student Union building to girls, and a master's degree from Columbia University.