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Arnold Jacobsen

Arnold Jacobsen, American archivist. Library. commissioner E. Grand Rapids Public Library., 1980's; volunteer co-producer Public Broadcasting Service-television documentary, 1993. Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Record Collectors Society, Michigan Antique Phonograph Society, American Record Collectors Association (membership committee 1960).

Background

  • Jacobsen, Arnold was born on November 6, 1913 in New York City. Son of Charles and Sylvia (Rosenfeld) Jacobsen.

  • Career

    • Investigator New York Film Board of Trade, New York City, 1933-1939. Film booker Universal Pictures, 1940-1941. Owner Memory Shop, Jackson Heights, New York, 1947-1950.

      Publicity and promotions Grand Rapids (Michigan) Stadium, 1951-1954. Appliance sales Montgomery Ward, Grand Rapids, 1955-1961. Owner Arnold's Archives, since 1960.

      Finance coordinator Consumers Power Company, 1962-1978. Maker of cassettes of over 200,000 out-of-print history records for research and educational purposes. Organizer record catalogues Library.

      Congress, 1980's; organizer record information, tapes Smithsonian Institution, 1980's. Cataloguer supplier of most records of private collection, archivist Chicago Public Library., since 1980.

    Membership

    Library. commissioner E. Grand Rapids Public Library., 1980's. Volunteer co-producer Public Broadcasting Service-television documentary, 1993. Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1946.

    Member American Record Collectors Society, Michigan Antique Phonograph Society, American Record Collectors Association (membership committee 1960).

    Connections

    • Married Hyla Sernick, 1943 (deceased 1983): children: Maurice, Howard (deceased), married Elisabeth James.
    • father: Charles Jacobsen
    • mother: Sylvia (Rosenfeld) Jacobsen
    • spouse: Hyla Sernick
    • children: Maurice Jacobsen
    • Howard Jacobsen (deceased)
    • married Elisabeth James Jacobsen
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    Born November 6, 1913
    Nationality
    • 1933 - 1939
      Investigator New York Film Board of Trade
    • 1940 - 1941
      film booker Universal Pictures
    • 1947 - 1950
      owner Memory Shop
      New York, United States
    • 1951 - 1954
      publicity and promotions Grand Rapids (Michigan) Stadium
    • 1955 - 1961
      appliance sales Montgomery Ward
      Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
    • 1960
      owner Arnold's Archives
    • 1962 - 1978
      finance coordinator, Consumers Power Company