Mary Hays Marable worked for the Oklahoma City library and for the Oklahoma Library Commission from about 1910 to 1929. She was a student at Oklahoma City University from 1926 to 1930 and worked on the staff there from 1927 to 1939. She joined the faculty of the University of Oklahoma in 1937 and was there for the following 22 years. She received a masterâ€™s degree in Library Science in 1943 from the University of Illinois. In 1952 Mary received the Oklahoma Library Associationâ€™s Distinguished Service Award for her work as a head librarian for Oklahoma City libraries and her years as librarian at Oklahoma City University. She was President of OLA in 1943-44 and 1944-45. She died in 1959.
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