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Susan Emily Davis

Susan Emily Davis, American archivist, educator. Certified archivist, librarian, New York State. Member Society of America Archivists, Midwest Archives Conference, Library Association and iNfo. Science Education.

Background

  • Davis, Susan Emily was born on April 5, 1951 in New York City. Daughter of Richard Arnold and Roberta Lois (Lavine) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1973. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1975. Student, Mount Holyoke College, 1971.

      Postgraduate, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt, West Germany, 1974. Postgraduate, University Wisconsin, since 1991.

    Career

    • Archivist State History Society, Madison, Wisconsin, 1975-1976. Head rare books, manuscripts and archives Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, New York City, 1976-1981. Curator of manuscripts New York Public Library, 1982-1988.

      Assistant state archivist State History Society of Wisconsin, since 1992. Adjustment lecturer School Library Service, Columbia University, New York City, 1983-1988. Adjunct instructor Graduate School Library and Information Science, Queens College, New York, 1981-1982.

      Grant reviewer National Endowment for Humanities, National Historic Publications and Records Commission.

    Major achievements

    • Certified archivist, librarian, New York State.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Jewish

    Membership

    Member Society of America Archivists, Midwest Archives Conference, Library Association and iNfo. Science Education.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: reading; cooking.

    Connections

    • Married Miles Jay Gerstein, December 7, 1980. Children– Emily Davis Gerstein, Peter Harris Gerstein.
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    Born April 5, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      University Wisconsin
    • 1975
      University Wisconsin
    • 1971
      Mount Holyoke College
    • 1974
      Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University
    • 1975 - 1976
      Archivist State History Society
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1976 - 1981
      head, rare books
    • 1982 - 1988
      curator of manuscripts New York Public Library
    • 1992
      assistant, state archivist State History Society of Wisconsin
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