File B1974-0041 - Barnstead, Winifred Glen (oral history)

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UTA 5001-B1974-0041


Barnstead, Winifred Glen (oral history)


  • 1 Apr 1974 (Creation)

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2 reel-to-reel tapes

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Professor of Library Science. First Director of the Library School at the Ontario College of Education, University of Toronto.

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Oral history interview by Barbara Byers. Covers her education through to her retirement. Focusses on the years of her active career in librarianship 1907-1951. She discusses the evolution of library education first at the Ontario College of Education and later at the University of Toronto. Subjects discussed include faculty, curricula, degrees, accreditation, the influence of Presidents Falconer, Cody and Smith, prominent librarians in Canada, the McGill Library School, and the early history of the Canadian Library Association.

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Copy of Transcript in Reading Room

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