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Robert Francis Whitton Meader

librarian

Robert Francis Whitton Meader, American librarian. Member American Library Association.; Lodges:.

Background

Meader, Robert Francis Whitton was born on January 12, 1908 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frederick Everett Meader and Sarah Morse (Whitton) M. Bachelor of Arts, Middlebury College, 1929.

Education

Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1931. Master, Malcolm Gordon School, Garrison, New York, 1929-1930, Brewster Academy, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, 1934-1938, Atlantic Air Academy, Rye Beach, New Hampshire, 1942-1943. Assistant professor Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 1944-1958.

Director Shaker Museum, Old Chatham, New York, 1959-1976. Librarian Hancock Shaker Village, West Pittsfield, Massachusetts, since 1978.

Works

  • Author: Illustrated Guide to Shaker Furniture, 1972. Also many articles in scholarly journals. Trustee of trust funds Town of Wolfeboro, 1940-1944.

Membership

Member American Library Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Archaeological digs.

Connections

father:
Frederick Everett Meader Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Sarah Morse (Whitton) M. Bachelor of Arts