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tbodak [Mary Elizabeth Silverthorn]
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 ====== Mary Elizabeth Silverthorn ====== ====== Mary Elizabeth Silverthorn ======
  
-b. Aug. 5, 1902Calgary, AB; d. May 3, 2001, Toronto, ON\\+b. Aug. 5, 1902Calgary, AB; d. May 3, 2001, Toronto, ON\\
  
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-Professor Silverthorn and Professor Barnstead advocated for an establishment of a course on school librarianship,​ anticipating possible demand for such specialized training for librarians. As a result, the Ontario Department of Education began to offer an elective course, "​School Librarianship,"​ in 1940.  In addition, Professor Silverthorn was in attendance during the Proceedings of the Organization Conference of the Canadian Library Association,​ held in Hamilton, Ontario, June 14–16, 1946. She acted as a recorder for workshop no. 7, "Young People'​s Interests"​ (a report on library services for teenagers). Professors Barnstead and Bassam were also present at the conference.\\+Professor Silverthorn and Professor Barnstead advocated for an establishment of a course on school librarianship,​ anticipating possible demand for such specialized training for librarians. As a result, the Ontario Department of Education began to offer an elective course, "​School Librarianship,"​ in 1940. In addition, Professor Silverthorn was in attendance during the Proceedings of the Organization Conference of the Canadian Library Association,​ held in Hamilton, Ontario, June 14–16, 1946. She acted as a recorder for workshop no. 7, "Young People'​s Interests"​ (a report on library services for teenagers). Professors Barnstead and Bassam were also present at the conference.\\
  
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