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Marilyn Hilley Pettit

archivist , educator , historian , consultant

Marilyn Hilley Pettit, American historian, educator, archivist, consultant. Certified in Archival Management New York University, New York State, 1980. Trustee The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, since 1998; member The Heights Casino; Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Organization American Historians, Society of America Archivists, Society for History of Early American Republic.

Background

Pettit, Marilyn Hilley was born on October 30, 1942 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Daughter of Wofford Neal and Lavalle Shipper Hilley.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, Austin, 1964. Master of Arts, New York University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1991.

Career

Assistant director archival program New York University, 1982—1988, director archival program, 1988—1993. Assistant professor University Maryland, College Park, 1993—1997. University archivist St. John's University, New York City, 1997—1999.

Director archives and Columbiana Library. Columbia University, 1999—2004. Vice president collections Brooklyn History Society, Brooklyn, since 2004.

Adjunct professor Columbia University, 2000—2004, Pratt Institute School Information and Library. Science, Brooklyn, 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified in Archival Management New York University, New York State, 1980.

Works

  • Co-author: New York University & the City, 1997. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee The Old Stone House, Brooklyn, since 1998. Member The Heights Casino. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Organization American Historians, Society of America Archivists, Society for History of Early American Republic.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater, music.

Connections

1 child Rachel A. Pettit Reich.