Stuart A. Stiffler is a retired director of college libraries in four states. An educator and historian of Ohio's Western Reserve social libraries, he has published articles in Collection Management, College and Research Libraries and other journals.
Charles Mastran received his B.A. in Anthropology and his M.A. in history from Youngstown State University. He has more than thirty years of experience in archaeology, participating in excavations in a number of states as well as France, Cyprus, and Australia. More recently, he has focused on excavating early blast furnaces in Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, publishing some of this work in Ohio Archaeologist.