Jean Willoughby Ashton

Title:  Senior Director of Research and Programs (Retired)

Company:  New York Historical Society

Location:  New York, United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2002)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2011)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (1993-2000, 3006-2011)
  • Recipient, Avery Hopwood Writing Award, University of Michigan (1959)
  • Recipient, Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Foundation (1959)
  • Recipient, Faculty Scholarship, Columbia University (1966-1967)


  • MLS in Library Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • PhD in American Literature, Columbia University
  • MA, Radcliffe College
  • BA, University of Michigan

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