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Frederick Joseph Stielow

Frederick Joseph Stielow, American archivist, educator. Recipient Fulbright Lecturship, State Department, Perugia, Italy, 1983; Ford Foundation grantee Afro American Archives, 1989, Rockefeller Research grantee Rockefeller Archives, New York, 1990, Academic Specialists award United States Information Agency, Suriname and Curacoo, 1990.


  • Stielow, Frederick Joseph was born on May 28, 1946.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Indiana University, South Bend, 1971. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1972. Master of Library Science, University Rhode Island, 1980.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1977.


    • Lecturer Grinnell (Iowa) College, 1977-1979. Records manager New England Library. Board, Augusta, Maine, 1980-1981.

      Head special collections University Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1981-1982. Assistant professor University Maryland, College Park, 1982-1987. Associate professor Catholic University, Washington, since 1987.

      Lecturer University Puerto Rico, 1989, University Suriname, 1990. Consultant World Bank, Washington, 1989-1990. Investigator New York Folklore Society, Ithaca, since 1990.

      Senior archivist Afro American Newspapers Archives, Baltimore, since 1987.


    • The Management of Oral History Sound Archives.
    • Designed for both manual and computerized applications, this up-to-date, definitive manual fills the information needs of established and beginning professionals in the fields of oral history and folklore archival management.
    • Author: Management of Oral History Sound Archive, 1986 (Leland and Custer award 1987). Editor: Activism in American Libraries, 1987. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Intellectual Freedom Committee, Chicago, 1989-1991. With United States Army, 1967-1970. Member American Library Association (Winsor prize 1989), Mid Atlantic Archivists (parliamentarian 1989, Custer award 1987), Society of America Archivists (Leland prize 1987), DC Archivists (chairman 1986-1987), Academy Certified Archivists, Louisiana Society, Society History in Federal Government.



    Scuba diving, skiing.


    • Son of Frederick B. and Eugenie (Terrebonne) S. Divorced; 1 child, Thane Scott.
    • father: Frederick B. Stielow
    • mother: Eugenie (Terrebonne) Stielow
    • child: Thane Scott Stielow
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    Born March 28, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1971
      Indiana University
    • 1972
      Indiana University
    • 1980
      University Rhode Island
    • 1977
      Indiana University
    • 1977 - 1979
      Lecturer, Grinnell (Iowa) College
    • 1980 - 1981
      records manager, New England Library Board
      Augusta, Georgia, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      head, special collections University Southwestern Louisiana
      Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
    • 1982 - 1987
      assistant, professor University Maryland
      College Park, Maryland, United States
    • 1987
      associate, professor Catholic University
      Washington, United States
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