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historian , Librarian

Frank Tilson Brechka was American librarian, historian. Research grantee Libraries Association University California, Berkeley, 1982; scholar Columbia University School Library. Service, New York City, 1952-1953, Fulbright, Netherlands and Austria, 1965-1966. Member American History Association, Institute for History Study.

Background

Brechka, Frank Tilson was born on September 30, 1930 in New York City. Son of Frank August and Marjorie Tilson (Connell) Brechka.

Education

AB, Columbia University, 1952. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1954. AM, Columbia University, 1958.

Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1968.

Career

Library. New York Public Library., New York City, 1954-1957, senior library, 1959-1961. Head library Staten Island Community College, 1958-1959. Reference library Wagner College, 1961-1963, University California, Berkeley, 1967-1971, history library, 1971-1991, retired, 1991.

Instructor history and librarianship University California, Berkeley, 1970-1977. Consultant San Francisco Towers Library., since 1996.

Works

Membership

Member American History Association, Institute for History Study.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting books and antique maps, writing letters, travel.

Connections

father:
Frank August Brechka

mother:
Marjorie Tilson (Connell) Brechka