THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DR. NICHOLAS C. BURCKEL AS A MEMBER OF THE
NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDS COMMISSION
The President today announced his intent to appoint Dr. Nicholas C. Burckel to serve as a Member of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Dr. Nicholas C. Burckel, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is currently the Dean of Libraries and Associate Professor of History at Marquette University. He has also held several prominent positions at both Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Wisconsin in the field of historical records and preservation. Dr. Burckel is the editor or co-author of six books, more than a dozen articles, and over 100 reviews in archival, library, and historical journals. His publications have received awards from the Council of Wisconsin Writers, the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, and the American Association for State and Local History. In addition, he is a Fellow and past president of the Society of American Archivists.
Dr. Burckel received a B.A. degree from Georgetown University, a M.A. degree and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and a M.L.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission recommends historical works and collections which should be recorded at public expense. The Commission also encourages federal, state, local agencies, and nongovernmental institutions in collecting, preserving, editing, and publishing papers of outstanding citizens of the United States. This may include documents important to the understanding and appreciation of the history of this country.