Emily A. Copeland

Seven Florida A&M University Library Science Graduates organized the Emily A. Copeland Scholarship Fund on May 5, 1988, in Miami, Florida while attending the Annual Florida Library Association Conference. The Librarians established the fund under the name of Emily A. Copeland as a tribute to a well deserving educator. Miss Copeland was the Department Chairman of Library Science from 1951 to 1976.


The Emily A. Copeland Collection is a collection of African-American materials in various formats, donated by and named for the late Dean of the School of Library Science at FAMU.