Student, University Maryland., 1948-1950; Bachelor in Art History with honors, Goucher College, 1977; certified in Maryland. decorative arts, Baltimore Museum Art, 1976.
Freelance author, writer, since 1961; consultant to music, since 1961; teacher, Baltimore County Department Education, since 1963; teacher, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland., since 1977; art slide library, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland., since 1977; teacher, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1980. Consultant Mystic (Connecticut) Seaport, 1973, Valentine House Museum, Richmond, Virginia, 1971, Cloisters Children's Museum, Baltimore, 1986, Peale Museum, Baltimore, since 1981, Time Life Books Encyclopedia of Collectibles, 1979.
Member American Association for State and Local History, Baltimore County History Society, Maryland. Horticultural Society.
Married Curtis Edward Lantz, June 9, 1951. Children: Mark Edward, Monica Lantz Hauswald.