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Roland M. Baumann, American historian, archivist, consultant. Certified editing history documents NHPRC & University South Carolina., 1976, modern archives administration National Archives, Library. of Congress, American University, 1976, archivist Academy Certified Archivists, 1989, Academy Certified Archivists, 1996, Academy Certified Archivists, 2002.

Background

Baumann, Roland M. was born on March 7, 1942 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Roland A. and Frieda M. Baumann.

Education

Bachelor of Science in History, University Wisconsin, 1964. Master of Arts in History, Northern Illinois University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Pennsylvania State University, 1970.

Career

Instructor United States history Monmouth College, Illinois, 1966—1967. Assistant professor history Bowling Green State University, Ohio, 1970—1973. Archival/history consultant Pennsylvania History & Museum Commission, Harrisburg, 1975—1976, chief division archives & manuscripts, 1977—1986.

Archivist & adjunct professor of history Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, since 1987. Exchange archivist International Research & Exchanges Board, United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Commission on Archival Cooperation, Moscow, 1989. Faculty exchange Yunnan University, Kunming, China, 1996, Obirin University, Machida City, Tokyo, 1998.

Part-time faculty member Graduate School Library and Information Science, Kent State University, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Certified editing history documents NHPRC & University South Carolina., 1976, modern archives administration National Archives, Library. of Congress, American University, 1976, archivist Academy Certified Archivists, 1989, Academy Certified Archivists, 1996, Academy Certified Archivists, 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) The 1858 Oberlin-Wellington Rescue: A Reappraisal. Contributor chapters to books Philadelphia's Manufactures and the Excise Taxes of 1794: The Forging of the Jeffersonian Coalition in The Whiskey Rebellion: Past and Present Perspective. Editor: (book) Guide to the Women's History Sources in the Oberlin College Archives (Finding Aids Prize, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 1991).

      Author: A Manual of Archival Techniques (Arline Custer Award, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference, 1983). Contributor chapters to books Dictionary of American Library Biography, Archives and Manuscripts of Pennsylvania in A Guide to the History of Pennsylvania, articles to professional journals. Member editorial board: Pennsylvania History, 1977-1988.

Membership

Trustee emeritus Oberlin History & Improvement Organization, Ohio, 1987—2002. Member City Records Commission, 1988—2004. Board directors Ohio State History Records Advisory Board, Columbus, 1987—2004.

Board directors, president Lorain County History Society, Elyria, 1991—1995. Fellow: Society of America Archivists (chair college & University archives section 1990-1992, chair awards committee 1999—2001, District Service award 1992). Member: Pennsylvania History Association (life.

Council 1978-1989, chair Philip S. Klein prize committee 1985-1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Book collecting, golf, travel.

Connections

Married Phyllis A. Langerak, December 18, 1965. Children: Karyn J., Philip M.

father:
Roland A.

mother:
Frieda M. Baumann

spouse:
Phyllis A. Langerak

children:
Karyn J. Baumann

Philip M. Baumann