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us: Ferriero, David S., 1945-


  • [David Sean Ferriero (born December 31, 1945) is the 10th Archivist of the United States. He was born in Danvers, Massachusetts and grew up in nearby Beverly, graduating from Beverly High School. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in English literature from Northeastern University in Boston, and a second master's degree from the Simmons College of Library and Information Science, also in Boston. During the Vietnam War, Ferriero served in the United States Navy and was assigned to a Marine unit in Da Nang, Vietnam, and aboard the hospital ship U.S.S. Sanctuary. Prior to becoming the Archivist of the United States, he served as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries where he was responsible for integrating the four research libraries and eighty-seven branch libraries. Before his time at the New York Public Library, he served in top positions at libraries of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Ferriero was confirmed as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 6, 2009.]
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    • found: Discovering the Civil War, 2010: ECIP t.p. (David S. Ferriero) data view (archivist of the U.S.)
    • found: Letter from David Ferriero to President Eisenhower, Eisenhower Presidential Library, October 3, 1960. {https://catalog.archives.gov/id/7717865}
    • found: National Archives and Records Administration WWW site, viewed Mar. 18, 2014: Biography of David S. Ferriero (David S. Ferriero was confirmed as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 6, 2009) {http://www.archives.gov/about/archivist/archivist-biography-ferriero.html}
    • found: Wikipedia.org, Mar. 18, 2015 (David Sean Ferriero; b. December 31, 1945; Beverly, Massachusetts; librarian, library administrator, 10th Archivist of the United States; has held posts a Director of the New York Public Library, University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs at Duke University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology library; librarian to serve as Archivist of the United States; has a Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in English literature from Northeastern University; has an additional Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from Simmons College; served as a Navy hospital corpsman assigned to a Marine unit in Da Nang, Vietnam, and on a hospital ship, the USS Sanctuary during the Vietnam War) {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Ferriero}
    • found: Email correspondence with David Ferriero, March 13, 2015 (served in Vietnam from January 1970 to January 1971)
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    • [David Sean Ferriero (born December 31, 1945) is the 10th Archivist of the United States. He was born in Danvers, Massachusetts and grew up in nearby Beverly, graduating from Beverly High School. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in English literature from Northeastern University in Boston, and a second master's degree from the Simmons College of Library and Information Science, also in Boston. During the Vietnam War, Ferriero served in the United States Navy and was assigned to a Marine unit in Da Nang, Vietnam, and aboard the hospital ship U.S.S. Sanctuary. Prior to becoming the Archivist of the United States, he served as the Andrew W. Mellon Director of the New York Public Libraries where he was responsible for integrating the four research libraries and eighty-seven branch libraries. Before his time at the New York Public Library, he served in top positions at libraries of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Ferriero was confirmed as 10th Archivist of the United States on November 6, 2009.]
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