Hiller Crowell Wellman

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Hiller Crowell Wellman
Public Library Springfield Mass 1900-1905.jpg
Springfield City Library circa 1905
Born (1871-03-22)March 22, 1871
Boston, Massachusetts
Died February 3, 1956(1956-02-03) (aged 84)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Occupation Librarian
Known for President of the American Library Association

Hiller Crowell Wellman (March 22, 1871 in Boston – February 3, 1956)[1][2] was an American librarian who served as President of the American Library Association (1914–15). He was librarian for the Springfield (Massachusetts) City Library from 1902 to 1948. Before his tenure in Springfield, Wellman served as librarian at the Brookline Library.[3] In addition, Wellman was special editor for library terms for Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition.[4]



  1. ^ Ancestry.com. U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007
  2. ^ "ALA's Past Presidents". American Library Association. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Librarians in Session: Massachusetts Club's Annual Meeting at Methuen". Boston Evening Transcript. (Google News). June 13, 1901. p. 6. 
  4. ^ Webster's Biographical Dictionary. Springfield, Massachusetts: G. & C. Merriam Company. 1980. p. 1558. ISBN 0-87779-443-X.