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Monday, Nov. 7th, 2016 Annual Meeting

Biographies of Librarians & Information Professionals

2015 W. Kaye Lamb award winners

Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Ex Libris logo designed by Leslie Smart and Associates uses a woodcut created for L. Bruce Pierce, a former editor of Ryerson Press, who has permitted its use for our logo. The pine tree bent to the wind and the geese flying south are found in all parts of Canada.


Mary Eileen Travis

b.1931, New Glasgow, NS; d. 2005, Saint John, NB


B.A. (St Francis Xavier University)
BLS (McGill University)


1960-1969 Head, Children's Department, Saint John Regional Library
1969-1997 Head, Saint John Regional Library


Atlantic Provinces Library Association; Canadian Library Association; 1972, National Library Advisory Board


2004 Member, Order of Canada
1972 Saint John Woman of the Year
1972 Honorary Doctor of Laws, St. Thomas University
1977 Recipient, Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal
1982 Merit Award, Atlantic Provinces Library Association
1988 Honorary Doctorate of Social Sciences, Université de Moncton
1993 Paul Harris Fellow for Rotary International
1996 YMCA Red Triangle Award
2003 Recipient, Queen's Jubilee Award
2004 Chairman's Award, Saint John Board of Trade


1967-1969 President, Atlantic Provinces Library Association
1983 First Woman President, Saint John Board of Trade
1985 Vice-President of Ceremonies, Canada Summer Games

Other areas of activity:

1981 Patron, Hestia House
1985 Vice-President, Canada Summer Games
2000-2001 President, Opera New Brunswick
Hammond River Angling Association; Board of Governors, St. Francis Xavier University Member, Saint John Board of Education Member, Saint John Board of Trade; Member, N.B. Productivity and Research Council Member, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Board of Directors, Saint John Arts Council.


Saint John Board of Trade-Board News, November 8, 2004
Annual Conference, Atlantic Provinces Library Association, Charlottetown, P.E.I, June 1, 2001/ Republished at Accessed July 25, 2013.
Mary Eileen Travis biography at HLWIKI Canada Accessed July 25, 2013.

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