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About Sidney F. Huttner

Special Collections & University Archives Librarian at The University of Iowa 1999-2012 and at present Emeritus with courtesy appointment in the School of Library and Information Science and Associate status with the Center for the Book; The University of Tulsa 1984-1999; Syracuse University 1980-1984; The University of Chicago 1970-1980. Areas of accomplishment: rare book, manuscript, and university archive administration; book and paper preservation; staff development; library advancement (GIK and fundraising).
I was born and grew up in northwest North Dakota; completed high school at Lewis & Clark HS, Spokane, Washington; and completed BA (Tutorial Studies, 1963) and MA (Philosophy, 1969) degrees at The University of Chicago; held a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship at Stanford University 1963-1964.
A long-time project (begun in 1984) is recovery of the publication history of Owen Meredith's LUCILE: see http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/lucile

Positions

Present Senior Librarian Emeritus, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Iowa
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19992012 Head, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Iowa
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19841999 Curator, Special Collections, University of Tulsa ‐ Library
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19801984 Curator, George Arents Research Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University ‐ Library
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19701980 Assistant Head, Special Collections, University of Chicago ‐ Library
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Education

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19681969 MA, University of Chicago ‐ Philosophy
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19591963 BA, University of Chicago ‐ Tutorial Studies
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Bookbinding; History of Bookbinding (24)

City Directories; American Biography; Publishing Trades; Registers; Craftsmen in Publishing Trades (9)