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Roland M. Baumann

Roland M. Baumann, American historian, archivist, consultant. Certified editing history documents NHPRC & University South Carolina., 1976, modern archives administration National Archives, Library. of Congress, American University, 1976, archivist Academy Certified Archivists, 1989, Academy Certified Archivists, 1996, Academy Certified Archivists, 2002.

Background

  • Baumann, Roland M. was born on March 7, 1942 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Roland A. and Frieda M. Baumann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in History, University Wisconsin, 1964. Master of Arts in History, Northern Illinois University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Pennsylvania State University, 1970.

    Career

    • Instructor United States history Monmouth College, Illinois, 1966—1967. Assistant professor history Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1970—1973. Archival/history consultant Pennsylvania History & Museum Commission, Harrisburg, 1975—1976, chief division archives & manuscripts, 1977—1986.

      Archivist & adjunct professor of history Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, since 1987. Exchange archivist International Research & Exchanges Board, United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Commission on Archival Cooperation, Moscow, 1989. Faculty exchange Yunnan University, Kunming, China, 1996, Obirin University, Machida City, Tokyo, 1998.

      Part-time faculty member Graduate School Library and Information Science, Kent State University, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Certified editing history documents NHPRC & University South Carolina., 1976, modern archives administration National Archives, Library. of Congress, American University, 1976, archivist Academy Certified Archivists, 1989, Academy Certified Archivists, 1996, Academy Certified Archivists, 2002.

    Works

    • Author: (book) The 1858 Oberlin-Wellington Rescue: A Reappraisal. Contributor chapters to books Philadelphia's Manufactures and the Excise Taxes of 1794: The Forging of the Jeffersonian Coalition in The Whiskey Rebellion: Past and Present Perspective. Editor: (book) Guide to the Women's History Sources in the Oberlin College Archives (Finding Aids Prize, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 1991).

      Author: A Manual of Archival Techniques (Arline Custer Award, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 1983). Contributor chapters to books Dictionary of American Library Biography, Archives and Manuscripts of Pennsylvania in A Guide to the History of Pennsylvania, articles to professional journals. Member editorial board: Pennsylvania History, 1977-1988.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Liberal Democrats

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Trustee emeritus Oberlin History & Improvement Organization, Ohio, 1987—2002. Member City Records Commission, 1988—2004. Board directors Ohio State History Records Advisory Board, Columbus, 1987—2004.

    Board directors, president Lorain County History Society, Elyria, 1991—1995. Fellow: Society of America Archivists (chair college & University archives section 1990-1992, chair awards committee 1999—2001, District Service award 1992). Member: Pennsylvania History Association (life.

    Council 1978-1989, chair Philip S. Klein prize committee 1985-1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Book collecting, golf, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Phyllis A. Langerak, December 18, 1965. Children: Karyn J., Philip M.
    • father: Roland A.
    • mother: Frieda M. Baumann
    • spouse: Phyllis A. Langerak
    • children: Karyn J. Baumann
    • Philip M. Baumann
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    Born March 7, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Wisconsin
    • 1966
      No. Illinois University
    • 1970
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1966 - 1967
      Instructor, United States history Monmouth College
      Illinois, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      assistant, professor history Bowling Green State University
      Ohio, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      archival/history consultant, Pennsylvania History & Museum Commission
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1977 - 1986
      archival/history consultant, Pennsylvania History & Museum Commission
    • 1987
      archivist & adjunct professor, of history Oberlin College
      Oberlin, Louisiana, United States