Fonds MG 44 - M. Ruth Murray fonds

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M. Ruth Murray fonds

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MG 44

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  • 1956-1972 (inclusive) ; 1958-1970 (predominant) (Creation)

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25.4 cm of textual records

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([1910? - 1980?])

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M. Ruth Murray was born in Nova Scotia and moved with her family to Saskatchewan, where she attended public and high school, and later the Saskatoon Normal School. She taught briefly near Kindersley, and then returned to school herself, graduating from the University of Saskatchewan in 1933. She worked in various departments in the University, until beginning her career with the Library in 1935. Murray took a years' leave in 1943 to obtain her BLS from the University of Toronto. She retired in 1977.

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This fonds contains material concerning the withdrawal of librarians from the Employee's Union, the Association of Professional Librarians, and the Committee on the Status of Librarians, as well as information concerning the Instructional Resources Centre, the Reference and Serials departments, the Archives, the Education Resource Centre, acquisitions, and Canadian Library Week.

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Related material: See also Faculty Biographies series.

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