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Dolores Ann Liptak, American historian, consultant. Recipient John Gilmary Shea History award, Distinguished Achievement award, Lauralton Hall, 1988; fellow University Hawaii, 1968; grantee University Connecticut, 1974-1975.


Liptak, Dolores Ann was born on September 15, 1931 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Stephen Dominic and Amelia Ann (Witt) Liptak.


Bachelor in History, Albertus Magnus College, 1953. Master of Arts in History, St. Joseph College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in American and Modern European History, University Connecticut, 1979.


Elementary teacher, Archdiocese of Hartford (Connecticut) and Norwich (Connecticut), 1954-1970;graduate school coordinator American Studies program, Greater Hartford Consortium Colleges University, 1978-1982;assistant professor of history, St. Joseph College, West Hartford, 1975-1982;research associate, archivist, Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, Washington, 1982-1984;member archives project, Carmelite Sisters, Baltimore, 1988-1989;director, Catholic Archival and History Superior vena cava syndrome, Silver Spring, Maryland., since 1993;director, Georgetown Visitation Archives, since 1996. Member Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Americas, Connecticut Regional Cmty. Archivist Connecticut Sisters of Mercy.

Adjunct faculty DeSales School Theology, Washington, Holy Apostles Seminary, Cromwell, Connecticut, Washington Theological Union, SilverSpring, Maryland. Member Connecticut State Preservation Board, 1979-1982, Connecticut coordinator committee for the promotion of history, 1978-1982. Papers presented Society American Archivists, 1991, Archdiocese of San Francisco, 1992, Bridgewater (Massachusetts) State College, 1992, Catholic U., 1994, others.

Presenter, chair Archdiocese Hartford and Norwich Programs, 1975-1982, Polish History Association, 1989, 91, Lithuanian Association Priests, 1987, various archival projects.



Member Archivists of Congregations of Women Religious (president since 1992), American Catholic History Association (presenter, chair conferences various cities 1975-1986, vice president 1992-1993), United States Catholic History Society, Immigration History Society, Organization of History of Women Religious, Connecticut History Society (Presenter, chair fall conference 1985), Association for the Study of Connecticut History (presenter, chair conference 1978).


Stephen Dominic Liptak

Amelia Ann (Witt) Liptak