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 ====== Adèle Languedoc ====== ====== Adèle Languedoc ======
  
-b. 1904, Outremont, QC.; d. 1993 (December ​25), Ottawa, ON.\\+b. 1904, Outremont, QC; d. Dec. 25, 1993, Ottawa, ON\\
  
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-When hired to work at the Canadian Bibliographic Centre in 1951, there were three librarians but no books. Along with Martha Shepard and Jean Lunn, she was referred to as a founding mother. She developed the Canadiana acquisitions program and Canadian Authors File and was well-respected for her detective work in tracking down Canadian publications and Canadian authors, especially French-language authors. A keen  traveler, she went to Sweden in the 1960s as a member of the Canadian delegation to a Unesco seminar on libraries. She also traveled to Tunisia and Algeria as a library advisor, helping them to expand their national library services under a Ford Foundation grant. Following her retirement as Assistant National Librarian in 1969, she worked part-time cataloguing a special collection of pamphlets for the Public Archives of Canada.\\+When hired to work at the Canadian Bibliographic Centre in 1951, there were three librarians but no books. Along with Martha Shepard and Jean Lunn, she was referred to as a founding mother. She developed the Canadiana acquisitions program and Canadian Authors File and was well-respected for her detective work in tracking down Canadian publications and Canadian authors, especially French-language authors. A keen traveler, she went to Sweden in the 1960s as a member of the Canadian delegation to a Unesco seminar on libraries. She also traveled to Tunisia and Algeria as a library advisor, helping them to expand their national library services under a Ford Foundation grant. Following her retirement as Assistant National Librarian in 1969, she worked part-time cataloguing a special collection of pamphlets for the Public Archives of Canada.\\
  
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