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Mark Allen Coir

Mark Allen Coir, American archivist. Recipient Josehans scholarship Detroit Public Library., 1976. Member Detroit Tercentenary Committee, since 1996. Member Michigan Archival Association (president 1996-1998), Midwest Archives Conference, Society of America Archivists, Michigan Alliance Cultural Conservation (director, vice president 1996-1997), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Coir, Mark Allen was born on December 15, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Donald W. and Alma B.M. (Gnosa) Coir.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1975. Master of Library Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1977.

    Career

    • Library. Detroit Public Library., 1977-1982. Principal, vice president Information Unlimited, Detroit, 1982-1986. Archivist Cranbrook Education Community, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, since 1986.

      Consultant archivist Burroughs Corporation, Detroit, 1982-1986.

    Works

    • Author: History of the Detroit Racquet Club, 1984. Editor: Saarinen/Swanson Reunion, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Detroit Tercentenary Committee, since 1996. Member Michigan Archival Association (president 1996-1998), Midwest Archives Conference, Society of America Archivists, Michigan Alliance Cultural Conservation (director, vice president 1996-1997), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Violin playing, swimming, nordic skiing, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Marlene Wolfe, June 17, 1978. Children: Alexis, Elizabeth.
    • father: Donald W. Coir
    • mother: Alma B.M. (Gnosa) Coir
    • spouse: Marlene Wolfe
    • children: Alexis Coir
    • Elizabeth Coir
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    Born December 15, 1951
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Wayne State University
    • 1977
      Wayne State University
    • 1977 - 1982
      Library Detroit Public Library
    • 1986
      archivist Cranbrook Education Community
      Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States

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