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educator , Librarian

Howard Henry Peckham, American librarian, educator. Fellow Society of America Archivists (founding member, member council), American Association State and Local History (president 1954-1956, member council), American, Mississippi Valley history associations, Massachusetts History Society, Bibliographical Society of America, American Antiquarian Society, Adelphic Alpha Pi, Hendersonville Country Club.

Background

Peckham, Howard Henry was born on July 13, 1910 in Lowell, Michigan, United States. Son of Herman Algernon and Harriet May (Wilson) Peckham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1931;A.M., University of Michigan, 1933;Doctor of Letters, Olivet College, 1975.

Career

Chief editorial writer, Grand Rapids (Michigan) Press, 1935;curator manuscripts, Clements Library of America History, University of Michigan, 1936-1944;lecturer library science, Clements Library of America History, University of Michigan, 1942-1946;university war historian, Clements Library of America History, University of Michigan, 1943-1944;director, Indiana History Bureau, Indianapolis, 1945-1953;director, Clements Library, 1953-1977;professor of history, University of Michigan, 1953-1977. Consultant Office Naval History, United States Navy Department, 1966-1978.

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Membership

Fellow Society of America Archivists (founding member, member council), American Association State and Local History (president 1954-1956, member council), American, Mississippi Valley history associations, Massachusetts History Society, Bibliographical Society of America, American Antiquarian Society, Adelphic Alpha Pi, Hendersonville Country Club.

Connections

Married Dorothy Koth, July 28, 1936. Children: Stephen Wilson, Angela Zidana (Mistress Thomas Hewett).

father:
Herman Algernon Peckham

mother:
Harriet May (Wilson) Peckham

spouse:
Dorothy Koth

child:
Stephen Wilson Peckham

child:
Angela Zidana Peckham (Mistress Thomas Hewett)