Fonds AR133 - Senate Committee on the Libraries fonds

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Senate Committee on the Libraries fonds

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  • 1953-1995 (Creation)
    University of Victoria (B.C.). Senate. Committee on the Libraries

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60 cm of textual records

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The Senate Committee on the Library held its first meeting on 7 December 1964. Its mandate, first approved by Senate on 12 April 1967, is to recommend to Senate rules and regulations for the management and conduct of the University of Victoria Libraries, in consultation with the University Librarian. Its predecessor body was the Victoria College Faculty Library Committee. The University Librarians include: Dean Halliwell, 1963-1988; Marnie Swanson, 1988-2011; and Jonathan Bengtson, 2012-present.

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The fonds consists of Minutes, 1964-88, 1991-93; Meeting files, 1964-88, 1991-95; Correspondence -- General, 1988-91; and Correspondence -- Appeals, 1974-91. Meeting files often include minutes, reports to Senate, and correspondence.

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All requests for access to appeals correspondence must be reviewed under FOI legislation before access is granted.

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  • English

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