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Peter Phipps Childs

library director

Peter Phipps Childs, American library director. Member of Camden County History Society, Libraries Unltd, New Jersey Library. Association, Anthenaeum Philadelphia.

Background

Childs, Peter Phipps was born on September 20, 1946 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Louis Moore and Margaret Lewarne (Moon) Childs.

Education

Bachelor, Drew University, 1969. Postgraduate, Theological School, 1969—1972. Master of Science, Drexel University, 1976.

Career

Bibliographer, curator rare books Athenaeum Phila, 1974—1978. Director Free Public Library., Collingswood, New Jersey, from 1978. Chair History Collings-Knight House Committee, from 1983.

Membership

Member of Camden County History Society, Libraries Unltd, New Jersey Library. Association, Anthenaeum Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Carol McCann, October 13, 1973. Children: Rachel Elizabeth, Peter Phipps, Rebecca Grace.