Fonds UAA Fonds 0354 - Bruce Braden Peel fonds

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Bruce Braden Peel fonds

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UAA Fonds 0354

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  • 1951-1982 (Creation)
    Peel, Bruce Braden

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0.62m of multi media records

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(1916 -)

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Librarian, Author, 1916- . Bruce Peel came to the University Library as chief cataloguer in 1951. From 1955 until 1982 he served as Librarian to the University. During this period the Library's collection became the second largest in Canada. Mr. Peel has published the definitive bibliography of Western Canadian imprints, and during his career was an active participant in academic and professional associations. On his retirement the rare books room was named the Bruce Peel Special Collections Library in his honour, and in 1991 the University awarded him an honorary doctorate of laws.

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Fonds consists of records pertaining to Librarian Bruce Peel.

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      Office files created by Peel as University Librarian may be located in the University Libraries fonds.

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      Created by MMCFARLANE 2-8-2008. Updated by MMCFARLANE 2-8-2008.

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