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History educator

Mary-Elizabeth Murdock, American History educator. Avocations: choral singing, piano, painting, photography, gardening. F C. Member American Studies Association, New England American Studies Association, Organisation American Historians (state membership chairman 1980-1988), American Association State and Local History, History Deerfield Inc., History Northampton, National Trust for History Preservation, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Murdock, Mary-Elizabeth was born on January 4, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Lester Joseph and Elizabeth Rowe (Collingwood) Murdock.

Education

AB, Tufts University, 1952. A.M., Boston University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1962.

S.M. Entertainment, Simmons College, 1970. Certified management institute women in higher education, Wellesley College, 1985. Certified master gardener, University Massachusetts, 1988.

Career

Teacher, National Cathedral School, Washington, 1954-1957;associate professor, Trenton State College, New Jersey, 1962-1966;associate professor, U. Rhode Island, Kingston, 1966-1969;archivist, director Sophia Smith collection, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1970-1984;lecturer history, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1973-1986;instructor Southeast Asian English as Second Language program, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1986-1988. Guest lecturer colleges universities, since 1986. Consultant New York City Young Women’s Christian Association, 1974-1975, HEN, 1976-1986, Greenfield Cmty.

College, Massachusetts, 1983-1986, Ednl. Testing Svc., Princeton, New Jersey, since 1985. Faculty consultant National Evaluation Sys., Amherst, Massachusetts, 1984-1992.

Board reviewers History Journal Massachusetts, 1985-1988. Advisory bd.Ctr. American Studies, Concord, Massachusetts, 1985-1988. Indexer Liberty Party newspaper (1845-1848).

Achievements

  • Avocations: choral singing, piano, painting, photography, gardening.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles, monographs, analytical catalogs.

Membership

Member American Studies Association, New England American Studies Association, Organization American Historians (state membership chairman 1980-1988), American Association State and Local History, History Deerfield Inc., History Northampton, National Trust for History Preservation, Phi Alpha Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Choral singing, piano, painting, photography, gardening.

Connections

father:
Lester Joseph Murdock

mother:
Elizabeth Rowe (Collingwood) Murdock