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Carl Henry Sachtleben

Carl Henry Sachtleben, American librarian.


  • Sachtleben, Carl Henry was born on June 24, 1919 in Hoyleton, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert F. and Eleanora (Kasten) Sachtleben.

  • Education

    • AB, Valparaiso University, 1941. Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, Western Reserve University, 1947. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1950.

      Master of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1953.


    • Assistant librarian Valparaiso University, 1946-1950, director libraries, 1964-1971, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1971-1987, professor, director emeritus, since 1987. Librarian Lutheran High School, St. Louis, 1950-1957. Assistant to director St. Louis University Library, 1958-1964.

      Chairman Midwest Academy Librarians Conference, 1965-1967, Association American Colls.-American College Research Libraries Joint Committee on Library Problems, 1966-1968.


    • Editor: Missouri Library Association Quar, 1959-1963.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Served to captain Transportation Corps Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member American Library Association, Michigan Library Association (legislation committee 1978-1979), American College Research Libraries (chairman college libraries section 1970-1971), Michigan Council State College and University Library Directors (chairman 1983-1985), Michigan Library Consortium (chairman board 1975-1977, 80-81), Lutheran Academy Scholarship, Beta Phi Museum.


    • Married Helen E. Rowoldt, July 23, 1942. Children: Carl R., Paul L., John R., Philip J., Anita M.
    • father: Albert F. Sachtleben
    • mother: Eleanora (Kasten) Sachtleben
    • spouse: Helen E. Rowoldt
    • children: Carl R. Sachtleben
    • Paul L. Sachtleben
    • John R. Sachtleben
    • Philip J. Sachtleben
    • Anita M. Sachtleben
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    • 1941
      Valparaiso University
    • 1947
      Western Reserve University
    • 1950
      University Chicago
    • 1953
      Washington University
    • 1950 - 1957
      librarian Lutheran High School
    • 1958 - 1964
      assistant, to director St. Louis University Library
    • 1971 - 1987
      Assistant, librarian Valparaiso University
      Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
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