Head of Library Barna Csuros
Barna Csuros, Wagner librarian from 1965 to 1971, died on August 2 in Dover, New Jersey. He was 88. He earned a double doctorate in law and political science from Peter Pazmany University in Budapest, Hungary, but fled the country during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. After receiving a master’s degree in library science from Columbia University in 1961, he worked at branches of the New York Public Library in the Bronx. He played a pivotal role in building Wagner’s library collection during the 1960s, and was named head librarian in 1967. He completed his career at Kean College (now University), where he served for 20 years as associate director of the Nancy Thompson Library. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Trudi; his brother, Csaba Csuros; his daughter, Sylvia Csuros Clark; and his former wife, Eva Lazar Laszlo.