Fonds AR230 - Victoria College Library fonds

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Victoria College Library fonds

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  • 1912-1963 (Creation)
    Victoria College (B.C.). Library

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60 cm of textual records

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An informal library was established in the early days of Victoria College, which was administered by staff. Individuals include, Margaret Ross 1934-1935, Staff Administrator; and Sydney G. Pettit 1937-1938, instructor of History. Beginning in 1946, formally trained librarians were appointed: Marjorie Griffin 1946-1947; Edith Stewart 1947-1948; Kathleen R. Matthews 1948-1951; Douglas G. Lochhead 1951-1952; Albert A. Spratt 1953-1960; and Dean W. Halliwell 1960-1963. Halliwell became the University Librarian at the University of Victoria in 1963.

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The fonds consists of: Office files, 1952-1962; Account records, 1928-1956; Cataloging records, 1953; Circulation records, 1912-1963; and Collections records, 1952-1963.

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  • English

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