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Gail Paxson Mates

Born: 1938
Death: 2020

Gail Paxson Mates was born in Buffalo, New York on August 25, 1938.  She received a B.A. from the University of Rochester and an M.A. in Bacteriology from the University at Buffalo.  In 1994, Mates was named the director of development for the University Libraries and the School of Information and Library Studies.  After she retired, Mates earned her Master of Library Science from UB.

  • Sources:
    • Gail Paxson Mates obituary [Buffalo News], October 18, 2020.
    • "Mates named director of development for Libraries, SILS."  University at Buffalo press release, June 28, 1994

Affiliation(s): Library and Information Studies, University Foundation
Record Group(s): 45, 29
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