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Agnes C. O'Dea

b. 1911, St. John's NL.; d. 1993, St. John's, NL

Education:

1931 BA (Toronto)
1932 Diploma,,Library Science (Toronto)
1940 BLS (Toronto)

Positions:

1934-1939 Ass't Librarian, Gosling Memorial Library, St.John's, Newfoundland
1940-1949 Ass't Branch Librarian, Toronto Public Library
1949-1952 Ass't Librarian, Ontario Research Foundation, Toronto
1952-1955 Reference Librarian, Memorial University of Newfoundland
1955-1960 Research Librarian, Department of History, Memorial University of Newfoundland
1962-1964 Cataloguer, Memorial University of Newfoundland
1964-1976 Founder and Head of Centre of Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Publications:

O'Dea, Agnes C. Editor, Assisted by Anne Alexander (1986) Bibliography of Newfoundland. Toronto: University of Toronto Press

Associations/Committees:

Newfoundland Library Association, Newfoundland Historical Association, Atlantic Provinces Library Association, Bibliographic Society of Canada, Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire.

Honours:

1976 Certificate of Merit from Canadian Historical Association
1977 Heritage Award, Newfoundland Historical Association
1980 Merit Award, Atlantic Provinces Library Association
1987 Hon LL.D, Memorial University of Newfoundland
1987 Marie Tremaine Medal of the Bibliographical Society of Canada

Sources:

Reproduced in Biography Resource Center, Farmington Hills, MI.
Newfoundland Studies, Vol. 8, Number 2, Fall, 1992

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