Robert Digges Wimberly Connor
|Robert Digges Wimberly Connor|
Robert D. W. Connor, First Archivist of the United States
September 26, 1878|
Wilson, North Carolina, U.S.
|Died||February 25, 1950(aged 71)|
|Occupation||Archivist of the United States|
Robert Digges Wimberly Connor (September 26, 1878 – February 25, 1950) was an American historian and the first Archivist of the United States, 1934-1941. He was born to Henry G. Connor and Kate Whitfield Connor on September 26, 1878, in Wilson, North Carolina. At the time that President Franklin Roosevelt appointed him to head the National Archives, Connor was serving as a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, from which he graduated himself in 1899. Connor served as the third president of the Society of American Archivists between 1941-1943.
- "SAA Presidents". 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2014.
- Connor in the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography
- R.D.W. Connor Papers
- North Carolina Collection
- Time Magazine article from 1934
- North Carolina Historical Marker
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