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Librarian

Zachary Moshe Baker, American librarian. Crown fellow Brandeis University, 1973-1974; travel and research grantee Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 1997, Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, 1990, 94, 96, 98/. Member American Library Association, Association Jewish Libraries (president 1994-1996), Association for Jewish Studies, Council Archives and Research Library. in Jewish Studies (president 1998-1902), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Museum.

Background

Baker, Zachary Moshe was born on June 8, 1950 in Minneapolis. Son of Michael Harry and Margaret Esther (Zanger) Baker.

Education

Bachelor, University Chicago, 1972. Master of Arts, Brandeis University, 1974. Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, University Minnesota, 1975.

Career

Head technical services Jewish Public Library., Montreal, Canada, 1981-1987. Assistant library Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, New York City, 1976-1980, associate library, 1980-1981, head library, 1987-1999. Reinhard family curator Judaica & Hebraica collections Stanford University Libraries, since 1999, head humanities & area studies, 2006—2010.

Assistant University Library. Collection Development, since 2010. History consultant Quebec Institute Research on Culture, Montreal, 1983.

Library consultant United States Holocaust Memorial Council, Washington, 1984-1985, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1994, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: map and atlas collecting, current events, traveling M C.

Works

Membership

Member American Library Association, Association Jewish Libraries (president 1994-1996), Association for Jewish Studies, Council Archives and Research Library. in Jewish Studies (president since 1998), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Map and atlas collecting, current events, travel.

Connections

father:
Michael Harry Baker

mother:
Margaret Esther (Zanger) Baker