John B. Hench & Nancy Burkett - Nancy Burkett and John B. Hench announced their intention to retire in 2006. They began work at the Society in August 1973. Hench held the Ph.D. from Clark University and worked part-time at the library before a stint as a college professor back home in Minnesota. Burkett came to the Society as assistant curator of manuscripts with a library degree from UCLA. After thirty-three years of distinguished service to the Society, its staff and readers, Burkett retired as Marcus A. McCorison Librarian and Hench as vice president for collections and programs.

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