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archivist , curator , school librarian

Terrell Wayne Barkley, American archivist, curator, school librarian. Certified teacher Alabama, 1975, Virginia, 1978.


Barkley, Terrell Wayne was born on July 22, 1950 in Tokyo, Japan. Arrived in the United States, 1950. Son of Hillard Rhoda and Violet Beatrice (Taylor) Barkley.


Bachelor of Science, University N. Alabama, 1973. Master of Arts, The Citadel, 1974. Master of Library Science, University Alabama, 1987.

Graduate certified in museum studies, Harvard University, 1990. Postgraduate, Bethany Theological Seminary, Richmond, Indiana, 2006.


Teacher social studies Randolph School, Huntsville, Alabama, 1975—1978. Chairman Social Studies Department Augusta Military Academy, Fort Defiance, Virginia, 1978—1983. Teacher social studies Huntsville City Schools, 1984—1986.

Assistant archivist Birmingham Public Library., 1988—1989. Special collections library Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, Huntsville, 1990—1992. Archivist, museum curator Bridgewater College, Virginia, 1993—2005.

Archivist Marion Military Institute, Alabama, 2007—2010. Director Brethren History Library. and Archives, Church of Brethren General Offices, Elgin, Illinois, since 2010. Advanced Army graduate Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1973.


  • Certified teacher Alabama, 1975, Virginia, 1978.


Member committee Valley Brethren Mennonite Cultural Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1998—2001, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, New Market, 2000—2002. Chairman Shenandoah District History Committee Church of the Brethren, 1996—1999. Member executive board Shenandoah Valley Civil War Roundtable, 1993—1998.

Board member Perry Company History & Preservation, 2007—2010. Member Alabama Military Hall of Honor, 2007—2008. Member of American Library Association, American Association Museum, Society of America Archivists, Rockingham Area History Association, Contemporary Longrifle Association, Lincoln Society Virginia (charter), National Society Scabbard and Blade, Phi Alpha Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Music, history, travel.


Hillard Rhoda Barkley

Violet Beatrice (Taylor) Barkley