Charleszine “Terry” Nelson
Special Collection and Community Resource Manager
“Terry” Nelson is the special collection
and community resource manager for the Blair-Caldwell African
American Research Library. With 30 years of Library experience,
Nelson has been a bookmobile librarian, manager of the library
film center, a reference and humanities librarian, and was
the manager of Volunteer Services for the Denver Public Library.
She is also the co-author (with Bonnie F. McCune) of Recruiting
and Managing Volunteers in Libraries, which has become
a valuable manual for managers of volunteer programs throughout
the nation. Born and raised in Denver, Nelson attended Manual
High School, earned a bachelor’s degree in Sociology
and Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder,
and a master’s degree in Information Technology and
Library Science from Emporia State College. She is a current
candidate for a master’s degree in History and Preservation
at the University of Colorado at Denver.
Danny Walker is a senior librarian for the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library. He has been a librarian with the Denver Public Library for over 9 years and over this span has worked in both the government documents and general reference departments. Born in Urbana, Illinois, Walker attended Urbana High School, earned his bachelor’s in Political Science from Dillard University of New Orleans, a historically black university, and a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.