Bachelor, Pennsylvania State College, 1949. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1962.
Faculty Pennsylvania State University, College Park, 1950—1958. Associate archivist Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, 1958—1961, state archivist, 1961—1963. Director archival training National Archives and Records Services, Washington, 1963—1976, director archival projects, 1965—1966, division director, 1966—1968, deputy assistant archivist, 1968—1972, assistant to United States archivist, 1972—1974, regional commissioner, 1974—1976.
Program specialist, senior officer United Nations Educational, Paris, 1976—1984. Deputy assistant archivist National Archives and Records Administration, 1984—1995. Lecturer American University, Washington, 1963—1966, adjunct professor, 1966—1976.
Management consultant, Washington, 1963—1997. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1948.
Advisory committee Bowie Senior Center. Fellow: Academy Certified Archivists (president 1994-1995), Society of America Archivists 1988-1989. Member: National Association Retired Federal Employees, International Council Archives (honorary), Knights of Columbus Council, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Alpha Theta.