Bachelor, Bryn Mawr College, 1947. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1955.
Master of Science, University Massachusetts, 1988.
Lecturer history, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1955-1957;
lecturer history, U. Pittsburgh, 1958;
lecturer history, Carnegie Institute Technology, Pittsburgh, 1959;
lecturer history, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1960-1965, 66-68;
teaching assistant forestry, U. Massachusetts, 1984-1986. Visiting lecturer, assistant professor Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1962, 1968-1969. Visiting lecturer, associate professor Westfield (Ma.) State College, 1981-1982.
Consultant forester Anson, Maine, since 1989.
(Book by Gordon, Nancy M.)
Elected member, representative Town Meeting of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1964-1968, since 1975. Chair co-generation committee Town of Amherst, 1980-1981, member Overall Economics Development Program committee, 1981-1984. Member of advisory committee chapter 32 Massachusetts Department Environmental Management, Boston, Massachusetts, 1989-1992.
Member Massachusetts Forestry Association (board directors 1988-1992, 96-), Society American Foresters, Forest History Society, Society History Technology, Northeastern Forest Economists, New England History Association, Amherican History Association.
Married Harold J. Gordon Junior, September 10, 1949 (deceased). Children: Elizabeth, Edward, Richard.