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archivist

I. Bruce Turner, American archivist. Certified Academy of Certified Archivists. Recipient Friends Edith Garland Dupre' Library. Endowed Professor Library. Science award, University Louisiana, Lafayette, 1998—2004.

Background

Turner, I. Bruce was born on July 4, 1946 in Monmouth, Illinois, United States. Son of Lynn W. and Vera A. Turner.

Education

Bachelor, Otterbein College, 1967. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1977.

Medical Science Liaison Society, University Kentucky, 1977.

Career

Head special collections State University of New York, Oswego, New York, 1977—1982. Head of archives and special collections University Louisiana, Lafayette, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Certified Academy of Certified Archivists.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (book) Jefferson Davis Parish: An Oral History, 2000. Co-editor: Guide to Manuscript Repositories in Louisiana, 1998.

Membership

Member Louisiana State History Records Advisory Board, 1998—2009. Member of Organization American Historians, Louisiana History Association, Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association (president 1993-1994, treasurer since 2006), Society Southwest Archivists (president 2000-2001), Society of America Archivists (chairman acquisitions and appraisal section 1986-1987, chairman archival history roundtable 1995—2000, chairman acquisitions and appraisal section 2000-2001), Beta Phi Mu, Phi Alpha Theta.

Connections

Married Sue Ann Steck, June 14, 1980. Children: Jessica L., Kristen M., Kathryn E.

father:
Lynn W.

mother:
Vera A. Turner

spouse:
Sue Ann Steck

children:
Jessica L. Turner

Kristen M. Turner

Kathryn E. Turner