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Charles Thomas Cullen, American Historian, librarian. National History Publs. and Records Commission fellow, 1970-1971. Member Association Documentary Editing (president), Organisation American Historians, American History Association, American Antiquarian Society, Heartland Literature Society (president since 1994), Caxton Club, Grolier Club.

Background

Cullen, Charles Thomas was born on October 11, 1940 in Gainesville, Florida, United States. Son of Spencer L. and Blanche J. Cullen.

Education

Bachelor, University of South, 1962. Master of Arts, Florida State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1971.

HHD (honorary), Lewis University, 1987. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University South, 1994. Doctor of Laws (honorary), John Marshall Law School, 1995.

DHist (honorary), Lincoln College, 2000.

Career

Assistant professor of history, Averett College, 1963-1966;associate editor, Papers of John Marshall Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1971-1974;co-editor, Papers of John Marshall Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1974-1977;editor, Papers of John Marshall Institute Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1977-1979;lecturer history, College William and Mary, 1971-1979;senior research historian, editor Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1979-1986;president, librarian, Newberry Library, Chicago, since 1986. Member New Jersey History Commission, 1985-1986, National History Publs. and Records Committee, since 1990. Trustee Modern Poetry Association, since 1987.

Membership

Vice chairman The Poetry Foundation, 1998—2005. Trustee Thomas Jefferson Foundation, since 2004. Member Association Documentary Editing (president 1982-1983), Organization American Historians, American History Association, American Antiquarian Society, Heartland Literature Society (president 1994—2008), Indiana Research Libraries Association (president 2000-2003), Caxton Club, Grolier Club.

Connections

Married Shirley Harrington, June 13, 1964. Children: Leslie Lanier, Charles Spencer Harrington.

father:
Spencer L.

mother:
Blance J. Cullen

spouse:
Shirley Harrington

children:
Leslie Lanier Cullen

Charles Spencer Harrington Cullen