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William Noé Field

William Noé Field, American archivist, curator. Certified in archival administration 1980. Named Domestic Prelate Archdiocese Newark, 1962; named to Hall of Fame, 1984; recipient McQuaid medal, Seton Hall University, 1980.


  • Field, William Noé was born on December 22, 1915 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Noe and Marie Natalie (O'Mara) Field.

  • Education

    • AB, Seton Hall University, 1936. Master of Library Science, Columbia University, 1957. Master of Arts, New York University, 1980.


    • Instructor Seton Hall Preparatory, South Orange, 1940—1953. Professor English Seton Hall University, 1953—1967, chairman English, 1953—1967, library director, 1963—1980, rare book library, from 1980, director special colleges, from 1990. Member editorial board The Advocate, East Orange, New Jersey, from 1952.

      Delegate White House Conference Library and Information Services, 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in archival administration 1980.



    Trustee Newark Museum, from 1975, New Jersey Multiple Sclerosis Society, from 1975. Secretary New Jersey chapter American Diabetes Association, from 1976. Board advisors St. Mary's Hospital, Orange.

    Chairman New Jersey Committee Humanities Associates. Member of American Library Association (chairman University section), National Trust History Preservation, American Association State and Local Historians, Renaissance Society (president 1968-1975), New Jersey Library. Association.


    • father: William Noe Field
    • mother: Marie Natalie (O'Mara) Field
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    Born December 22, 1915
    Died December 3, 2000
    (aged 84)
    • 1936
      Seton Hall University
    • 1957
      Columbia University
    • 1980
      New York University
    • 1940 - 1953
      Instructor, Seton Hall Preparatory
      South Orange, New Jersey, United States