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graphological research librarian

Robert Emil Backman, American graphological research librarian.

Background

Backman, Robert Emil was born on November 13, 1917 in Wallace, Idaho, United States. Son of Emil J. and Anna C. (Hendrickson) Backman.

Education

Student, Hamilton College, 1946-1949.

Career

Examiner captured documents, United States Army, 1942-1945;technical information specialist, Department Of Defense, 1950-1957;research library, Handwriting Analysis Research Library., New Hartford, New York, 1958-1964;research library, Handwriting Analysis Research Library., Passiac, New Jersey, 1964-1969;research library, Handwriting Analysis Research Library., Northfield, Massachusetts, 1970;research library, Handwriting Analysis Research Library., Royalston, Massachusetts, 1971-1976. Research consultant Eastern Association Handwriting Analysts, 1963-1965.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-compiler (reference books) Needles in Haystacks, 1973, Graphological Abstracts, 1975. (monographs) Poe's Autography, 1991, Graphomancy Revisited, 1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: nondirective counseling.

Connections

Married Joanne M. Garland, 1980.

father:
Emil J. Backman

mother:
Anna C. (Hendrickson) Backman

spouse:
Joanne M. Garland