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J. Douglas Archer

J. Douglas Archer, American librarian, minister. Ordination Monroe Baptist Association, New York, 1972, Northern Indiana District Church of Brethren, 1975. Member Church Brethren; Member of American Library Association, Amnesty International (Reconciliation fellowship), American Civil Liberties Union, Peace and Justice Studies Association, Freedom to Read Foundation, Indiana Library. Federation.

Background

  • Archer, J. Douglas was born on April 14, 1946 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harold Nathan Archer and Elsie Mae Acher.

  • Education

    • AB, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1968. Master of Divinity, Colgate Rochester Crozer Division School, New York, 1972. Master of Science in Librarianship, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1981.

    Career

    • Pastor York Baptist Church, New York, 1970—1972, 2nd Milo and Lake Keuka Baptist Churches, Penn Yan, 1972—1975, Bethany Church of Brethren, New Paris, Indiana, 1975—1978. Acquisition staff member Hesburgh Libraries, University Notre Dame, 1978—1981, monograph acquisitions library, 1981—1982, reference library, since 1982, peace studies library, since 2002. Free (plural) minister Goshen City Church of Brethren, 1989—1994, Mount Pleasant Church of Brethren, Bourbon, 1995—2008, Prince Peace Church Brethren, South Bend, since 2009.

      Chair Indiana Library. Federation Intellectual Freedom Committee, Indianapolis, 1999—2002, 2005—2010, American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, Chicago, 2007—2008, American Library Association, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Chicago, 2008—2009. Board directors Freedom to Read Foundation, 2008—2009, Peace & Justice Studies Association, since 2005.

    Major achievements

    • Ordination Monroe Baptist Association, New York, 1972, Northern Indiana District Church of Brethren, 1975.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journal. Editor: (newsletter) Intellectual Freedom Round Table Report.

    Membership

    Member Church Brethren. Member of American Library Association, Amnesty International (Reconciliation fellowship), American Civil Liberties Union, Peace and Justice Studies Association, Freedom to Read Foundation, Indiana Library. Federation.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Roberta Ebey, June 19, 1945. Children: James Daniel, Rebecca Ann Cooper, Sarah Ruth Null, Kimberly Courtney, Michael John, Daniel Jay.
    • father: Harold Nathan Archer
    • mother: Elsie Mae Acher
    • spouse: Alice Roberta Ebey
    • children: James Daniel Archer
    • Rebecca Ann Cooper Archer
    • Sarah Ruth Null Archer
    • Kimberly Courtney Archer
    • Michael John Archer
    • Daniel Jay Archer
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    Born April 14, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      Duke University
    • 1972
      Colgate Rochester Crozer Division School
    • 1981
      Western Michigan University
    • 1970 - 1972
      Pastor York Baptist Church
      New York, United States
    • 1972 - 1975
      Pastor York Baptist Church
      Penn Yan, New York, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      Pastor York Baptist Church
      New Paris, Indiana, United States
    • 1978 - 1981
      acquisition staff member, Hesburgh Libraries
    • 1981 - 1982
      acquisition staff member, Hesburgh Libraries
    • 1982
      acquisition staff member, Hesburgh Libraries
    • 1989 - 1994
      free (plural) minister Goshen City Church of Brethren
    • 1995 - 2008
      free (plural) minister Goshen City Church of Brethren
      Bourbon, Missouri, United States
    • 2002
      acquisition staff member, Hesburgh Libraries
    • 2009
      free (plural) minister Goshen City Church of Brethren
      South Bend, Indiana, United States
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