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Robert Carman Alberts

Robert Carman Alberts, writer. Recipient Forbes medal Point Park Museum, 1981; recipient Letterman of Distinction University Pittsburgh, 1981, Bicentennial Medallion of Distinction, University Pittsburgh, 1987, award of merit American Association State and Local History, 1988.

Background

  • Alberts, Robert Carman was born on July 15, 1907. Son of William Edward and Leonora (Carman) Alberts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pittsburgh. Master of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1931.

    Career

    • Editorial staff Bulletin-Index magazine, 1938-1942, editor, 1940-1942. With Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1942-1943, 48-69, vice president, 1956-1969. Contributing editor American Heritage magazine, 1970-1977.

    Works

    • George Rogers Clark and the Winning of the Old Northwest
    • CONTENTS Colonel Clark Organizes an Army A Dark and Bloody Land First Victory in the West "Perhaps We Might Be Fortunate" The March on Vincennes "Never Was a Man More Happy" The Fruits of Victory Epilogue: The Northwest Country in the New Nation Bibliography

    Membership

    Served as editor Information and Education Bulletin Army of the United States, 1946-1948, Germany. Member History Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania History Association.

    Connections

    • Married Zita Doberneck, 1932.
    • father: William Edward Alberts
    • mother: Leonora (Carman) Alberts
    • spouse: Zita Doberneck
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    Born July 15, 1907
    • 1931
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1938 - 1942
      Editorial staff Bulletin-Index magazine
    • 1940 - 1942
      Editorial staff Bulletin-Index magazine
    • 1942 - 1943
      with Ketchum
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1970 - 1977
      contributing editor American Heritage magazine