Location: Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Patricia Tyson Shroud, Writer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in writing.
Supported by extensive experience in the field, Ms. Tyson Shroud has been an integral figure in her line of work. Since 1982, she has worked as a writer at a private practice located in Philadelphia. She has also advised the A Bonaparte in America Exhibit with the New Jersey State Museum and worked as a copywriter in the Advertising and Public Relations Department of the First Pennsylvania Bank. Furthermore, Ms. Tyson Shroud is called upon as a lecturer in the field. She prepared for a career in writing by earning an AB from Smith College in 1955.
Throughout her career, Ms. Tyson Shroud has authored a number of books, as well as contributed to different publications. One of her earliest works, “Mary Sharples Schaffer: Explorer of the Canadian Rockies,” was published in 1981 with The Academy of Natural Sciences. She also edited “Frontiers” with the National Academy of Sciences from 1979 to 1982. Some of Ms. Tyson Shroud’s other works include, “The Founding of the Academy of Natural Sciences in 1812 and its Journal in 1817,” “Point Breeze, Josephine Bonaparte’s American Retreat,” “’At what do you think the ladies will stop?’ Women at the Academy,’ and “Bitterroot: The Life and Death of Meriwether Lewis.” Furthermore, she has contributed to the “American National Biography” for Oxford University Press.
Ms. Tyson Shroud maintains professional affiliation with the Authors’ Guild, Études Napoléoniennes, the Society for the History of Natural History and is a fellow with the International Napoleonic Society. In 2017, she was recognized with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. She has also been recognized with a Literary Award and a Special Citation for Outstanding Work of Non-Fiction by a Philadelphia Author from The Athenaeum of Philadelphia. In 2011, she received the Agnes Irwin School Willing Award, and in 2006, the Book Award from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. In 2001, she was an honoree among the Best Books of the Year 2000 from the Library Journal. Outside of writing, Ms. Tyson Shroud enjoys reading, gardening and the piano.
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