Marvin B. Clymer

Digital Collections Cataloger

Marvin Clymer is responsible for developing and maintaining the Swedenborg Library Digital Collections and supervising students working on this project.  He has worked in The Academy of the New Church Archives, as a historian and archivist for the F. J. Cooper Family and operated EarthStar Photography and Programs, an independent photography and environmental education business, for over 30 years. He began his working career as the first Environmental Educator for Pennypack Watershed Association, now known as Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust.

Education

  • B.S., Pennsylvania State University
  • A.A., Bryn Athyn College

Accomplishments

  • Articles and photography published in:
    • New Church Life
    • The New Philosophy
    • The Green Scene

     

  • Author of:
    • Chara’s Story – Biography of Chara Cooper Haas.My Father – New Churchman and Jeweler by Birth (Editor)
    • Fred J. Cooper Family Tree

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • New Church History
  • Natural History
  • Photography
  • Astronomy