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Marilyn Hilley Pettit

Marilyn Hilley Pettit, American historian, educator, archivist, consultant. Certified in Archival Management New York University, New York State, 1980. Trustee The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, since 1998; member The Heights Casino; Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Organization American Historians, Society of America Archivists, Society for History of Early American Republic.

Background

  • Pettit, Marilyn Hilley was born on October 30, 1942 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Wofford Neal and Lavalle Shipper Hilley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, Austin, 1964. Master of Arts, New York University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1991.

    Career

    • Assistant director archival program New York University, 1982—1988, director archival program, 1988—1993. Assistant professor University Maryland, College Park, 1993—1997. University archivist St. John's University, New York City, 1997—1999.

      Director archives and Columbiana Library. Columbia University, 1999—2004. Vice president collections Brooklyn History Society, Brooklyn, since 2004.

      Adjunct professor Columbia University, 2000—2004, Pratt Institute School Information and Library. Science, Brooklyn, 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in Archival Management New York University, New York State, 1980.

    Works

    • Co-author: New York University & the City, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Trustee The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, since 1998. Member The Heights Casino. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Organization American Historians, Society of America Archivists, Society for History of Early American Republic.

    Personality

    Interests

    Theater, music.

    Connections

    • 1 child Rachel A. Pettit Reich.
    • father: Wofford Neal
    • mother: Lavalle Shipper Hilley
    • child: Rachel A. Pettit Reich Pettit
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    Born October 30, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Texas
    • 1980
      New York University
    • 1991
      New York University
    • 1993 - 1997
      assistant, professor University Maryland
      College Park, Maryland, United States
    • 1997 - 1999
      university archivist St. John's University
    • 1999 - 2004
      director, archives and Columbiana Library Columbia University
    • 2004
      vice president, collections Brooklyn History Society
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
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