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consultant , research librarian

Nora Gorchoff was American research librarian, consultant. Certified library, New York. Recipient awards, plaques, citations for the enhancement of the quality of life in the East Midtown community of Manhattan. Member Community Board 6, Manhattan, 1974-1991, chair transportation committee, 1974-1976, chair parks, recreation and cultural affairs committee, 1976-1983; member Branch Libraries Council, 1985-1995, now emeritus.

Background

Gorchoff, Nora was born on March 14, 1914 in New York City. Daughter of Paul and Alta (Barish) Passikoff.

Education

Bachelor, Hunter College, 1938. Master of Library Science, Pratt Institute Library./Information Science, Brooklyn, 1969. Master of Arts in Political Science, New School for Social Research, New York City, 1976.

Career

Office manager Amalgamated Lithographers American, New York City, 1959-1968. Research library New York Public Library., 1969-1980. Freelance consultant, indexer Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, 1981-1984.

Indexer, consultant New York Teacher, 1984-1986. Research library New York Public Library., 1986-1994. Retired, 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified library, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (pamphlet) The EMP Story.

Membership

Member Community Board 6, Manhattan, 1974-1991, chair transportation committee, 1974-1976, chair parks, recreation and cultural affairs committee, 1976-1983. Member Branch Libraries Council, 1985-1995, now emeritus.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking, reading, films, theater, classical music.

Connections

Married George Gorchoff, October 1, 1935. Children: Penney Jane Mitchell, Steven Paul.

father:
Paul Passikoff

mother:
Alta (Barish) Passikoff

spouse:
George Gorchoff

child:
Penney Jane Mitchell Gorchoff

child:
Steven Paul Gorchoff