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John E. Molnar Papers

Identifier: UA 5.103

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From the dealer's inventory:

"Hardbound with gilt lettering measuring 8.5” x 11.25”

1. The History of The United States, A Series of Lectures in The College of William & Mary, by Ludwell H. Johnson, Ph.D. 1961-196

2. History 417-418  The British Empire, a course of lectures in the College of William & Mary, by Bruce T. McCully, Ph.D.  1962-1963

3. History 406  The United States, 1763-1815, by T.W. Tate, A course of lectures presented in The College of William and Mary, Spring Term, 1963

4. History 412  Virginia: The Colony, A course in the lectures in the College of William and Mary, by Thad W. Tate, Ph.D., Fall 1963

5. History 405  An Early American History, A Series of Lectures in The College of William and Mary, by William W. Abbot, Ph.D., Fall 1963

6. History 412  The British Constitution, A course of lectures in The College of William and Mary, by Bruce T. McCully, Ph.D., Spring 1964

Various typed references and research

7. 1960-1961 History (in spiral note book)

8. 1963 History (in two-hole punch binder)

9. The Hanoverian Princes of Wales and British Political Opposition, John Edgar Molnar, 1964

10. Large binder of historical references"


  • Creation: 1960-1964

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Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Biographical Information:

John Edgar “Jed” Molnar, 66, of Farmville, died Saturday, June 20, 2009. He was born in Ohio, the son of the late John William Molnar and Bonnie Hanna Ford.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Collins of Alabama.

Mr. Molnar received a A.B. (High Honors in History), College of William and Mary, 1964; A.M.L.S., The University of Michigan, 1965; M. Humanities, The University of Richmond, 1968; and Ph.D. (Library Science), The University of Michigan, 1978.

He was employed as a Coordinator of Institutional Approval and Library Services, Council of Higher Education, Richmond, in 1975 to present; Librarian, Cleary College, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Organist and Choir Director, Whitmore Lake United Methodist Church, Whitmore Lake, Michigan, 1973-75; Organist, Farmville United Methodist Church, Farmville, 1970-72; Assistant Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science, Longwood College, Farmville; Organist and Choirmaster, Johns Memorial Episcopal Church, Farmville, 1965-70; and Librarian, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1965.

Mr. Molnar was a member of Beta Phi Mu; Who’s Who in Librarianship (4th edition); Who’s Who in the South and Southwest (1985 edition - ); American Philatelic Society, Confederate Historical Society (Gt. Brit.), and Sons of the American Revolution.

He was a Panelist, Session of Higher Education Foreign Language Programs, annual meeting of the Foreign Language Association of Virginia Speaker, Session on Implication of Retrenchment upon Academic Programs and Funding, AAUP Valley Chapter; Panelist, Session on Impact of Enrollment Changes Upon Institutions, AAUP State Conference, 1984; Guest Lecturer, The Catholic University of America extension course on Library Administration, Richmond, 1983; Invited Participant, Washington & Lee Conference on Library Resources for College Scholars, 1980; Panelist, Session on Acquisitions Policies of Academic Libraries, Eighth Biennial Library Institute, Richmond; Guest Lecturer, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Library School doctoral course in Academic Library Administratiion; Delegate, Virginia Governor’s Library Conference, 1979; and Speaker, Session on Statewide Collection Development Policies, VLA College and University Section meeting, 1978.

Mr. Molnar was a writer and co-writer of many books. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Guide to the John E. Molnar Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Amy C. Schindler.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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