Board visitors Tufts University Libraries. Board overseers Case- Western Reserve University. Vice president, board directors New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency, 1964-1970, executive director, 1970-1972.
Board governors Laymen's Club, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, since 1981. Board directors Omega Liturgical Dance Group, since 1981. Served as lieutenant Bureau Naval Personnel United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945.
Member American Library Association (member board education for librarianship 1946-1951, chairman 1950-1951, chairman commission national plan for library education 1963), Association Research Libraries (director 1962-1965, chairman 1964), Association College and Research Libraries (chairman university section 1954-1955), Middle Atlantic States Association College and Secondary Schools (member commission on higher instructions 1951-1958, executive committee 1956-1958), New York Library Association (president 1965-1966) Clubs: Grolier (council 1965-1969).