All Press Releases for February 13, 2019

Robert Hunt Rhodes Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Robert Rhodes has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the library services industry

Robert Hunt Rhodes retired from his role as the director of library services for Landmark College, the library of which he had founded in 1985.

    WESTMINSTER, VT, February 13, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Hunt Rhodes with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Robert Rhodes celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

After accruing many years of practiced academic experience, Mr. Rhodes retired from his role as the director of library services for Landmark College, the library of which he had founded in 1985. At the beginning of his career, he completed service with the Army National Guard. He additionally found success at the University of Rhode Island, where he served as the reference and government documents librarian. Over the years, Mr. Rhodes further excelled with Windham College and the Rockingham Free Public Library. He also served as Reference Librarian in charge of interlibrary loans for the Vermont Department of Libraries.

An expert in his field, Mr. Rhodes earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Library Science from Simmons College. In order to remain aware of changes in the field, he is affiliated with the New England Library Association and the Vermont Library Association. With a plethora of knowledge at his disposal, Mr. Rhodes helped to edit "All for the Union: The Civil War Diary and Letters of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, 1861-1865," which was quoted extensively in Ken Burns's PBS series "The Civil War." He is completing the biographical compilation to be published as "Elisha Hunt Rhodes: an Honorable Man in the Civil War and After."

During his spare time, Mr. Rhodes contributes to the Vermont Historical Society, where he was formerly a trustee. For his professional accomplishments, he was eponymously honored with Robert Rhodes Lane. He donated the important Elisha Hunt Rhodes Civil War Memorabilia Collection to the Rhode Island Historical Society. He also founded the Frederick M. and Marion S. Rhodes Scholarship for Landmark College Students. Likewise, he has been selected for inclusion in Who's Who in the East. Looking toward the future, Mr. Rhodes intends to continue enjoying his retirement.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert Rhodes has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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