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Library Bulletin Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Library -- New Orleans
Exhibit Highlights Life of Library Namesake
In November of 2006, an exhibit on the career of John P. Isché was placed in one of the LSUHSC Library's display cases beneath the third floor stairwell. The main branch of the Library, located on Bolivar Street, was named for Isché at the time of its dedication in 1991.
Mr. Isché (1919-1988) was Director of Libraries for 26 years, from 1959 until 1985, serving under four LSU Presidents. He was named a Fellow of the Medical Library Association, and he was a prominent member and leader within the Louisiana Library Association. Those who knew him describe him as possessing of a zest for life and an infectious sense of humor. Mr. Isché was a native of Brooklyn, New York.
The exhibit case uses photographs, news articles, and informational text to recognize Mr. Isché's many years as a medical librarian, as well as his distinguished service in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.
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