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-Margaret Ridley Charlton\\+====== ​Margaret Ridley Charlton ​======
  
 b. Dec. 10, 1858, La Prairie, QC; d. May 1, 1931, Montréal, QC\\ b. Dec. 10, 1858, La Prairie, QC; d. May 1, 1931, Montréal, QC\\
  
-Education:\\+===== Education: ​=====
  
 1874-1877 Montréal High School, Montréal, QC\\ 1874-1877 Montréal High School, Montréal, QC\\
 1890’s MA librarianship courses, likely taught by Melvil Dewey (Amherst College)\\ 1890’s MA librarianship courses, likely taught by Melvil Dewey (Amherst College)\\
  
-Positions:\\+===== Positions: ​=====
  
 1888-1894 Member of editorial staff, Dominion Illustrated\\ 1888-1894 Member of editorial staff, Dominion Illustrated\\
-Librarian ​ YMCA Library\\+Librarian YMCA Library\\
 1895-1914 Assistant Medical Librarian, McGill University Medical Library\\ 1895-1914 Assistant Medical Librarian, McGill University Medical Library\\
-1914-1922 ​ Librarian, Academy of Medicine, Toronto\\+1914-1922 Librarian, Academy of Medicine, Toronto\\
  
-Publications:​\\+===== Publications: ​=====
  
 Charlton, Margaret Ridley and C.A. Frazer (1892?). A wonder web of stories. Montréal: F.E. Grafton.\\ Charlton, Margaret Ridley and C.A. Frazer (1892?). A wonder web of stories. Montréal: F.E. Grafton.\\
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 Charlton, Margaret Ridley (1924). “Outlines of the history of medicine in Lower Canada conclusion.” Annals of Medical History, 6: 312-354.\\ Charlton, Margaret Ridley (1924). “Outlines of the history of medicine in Lower Canada conclusion.” Annals of Medical History, 6: 312-354.\\
  
-Associations/​Committees:​\\+===== Associations/​Committees: ​=====
  
 Medial Library Association (co-founder and first secretary)\\ Medial Library Association (co-founder and first secretary)\\
 American Library Association\\ American Library Association\\
  
-Honours:\\+===== Honours: ​=====
  
 Margaret Ridley Charlton Award for Outstanding Achievement\\ Margaret Ridley Charlton Award for Outstanding Achievement\\
-2003, Margaret Ridley Charlton was added to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada as a “person of national historic significance”.\\+2003, Margaret Ridley Charlton was added to the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada as a “person of national historic significance”\\
 2006, Government of Canada plaque honouring Charlton’s accomplishments unveiled at McGill University Life Sciences (formerly Medical) Library\\ 2006, Government of Canada plaque honouring Charlton’s accomplishments unveiled at McGill University Life Sciences (formerly Medical) Library\\
  
-Comments:\\+===== Comments: ​=====
  
-“Margaret Ridley Charlton … was a pioneer in medical librarianship,​ a scholar and a founder\\+“Margaret Ridley Charlton … was a pioneer in medical librarianship,​ a scholar and a founder ​of an international library association. As Assistant Librarian of the McGill Medical Library … and Librarian of the Academy of Medicine in Toronto … she was the driving force behind the modernization of two major medical libraries in Canada. She helped establish librarianship as an autonomous profession, and, through her example, inspired other professional women to take leadership roles. In 1898 she became co-founder, along with Sir William Osler and Dr. George Milbray Gould, of the Medical Library Association … which led the way for other specialized library associations in Canada and the United States.”\\
  
-of an international library association. As Assistant Librarian of the McGill Medical Library … and Librarian ​of the Academy of Medicine ​in Toronto … she was the driving\\+“Charlton made a pioneering contribution to the study of medical history ​in Lower Canada, authored numerous historical works and children’s fiction and demonstrated that women could succeed in leadership positions.”\\
  
-force behind the modernization of two major medical libraries in Canada. She helped establish\\+===== Sources: =====
  
-librarianship as an autonomous profession, ​and, through her example, inspired other professional\\+Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. [[http://​internatlibs.mcgill.ca/​charlton/​charlton.pdf|Submission Report concerning Margaret Ridley Charlton]]. Accessed March 312016.\\
  
-women to take leadership rolesIn 1898 she became co-founder, along with Sir William Osler and DrGeorge Milbray Gouldof the Medical Library Association … which led the way for other specialized library associations in Canada and the United States.\\+HLWIKI Canada[[https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20170615130542/​http://​hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/​index.php/​Margaret_Ridley_Charlton|Margaret Ridley Charlton.]] Accessed March 312016.\\
  
-Charlton ​made a pioneering contribution to the study of medical history in Lower Canada,\\+Wikipedia. [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Margaret_Ridley_Charlton|Margaret Ridley ​Charlton]]. Accessed March 312016.\\
  
-authored numerous historical works and children’s fiction and demonstrated that women could\\+Groen, Frances K. (1989). Margaret Ridley Charleston, medical librarian ​and historian: an evaluation of her career. Montréal: McGill University Libraries.\\
  
-succeed in leadership positions.”\\ 
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-Sources:\\ 
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-Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada. Submission Report concerning Margaret Ridley Charlton. ​ ([[http://​internatlibs.mcgill.ca/​charlton/​charlton.pdf|http://​internatlibs.mcgill.ca/​charlton/​charlton.pdf]])\\ 
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-HLWIKI Canada. Margaret Ridley Charlton. Accessed March 31, 2016.  ([[http://​hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/​index.php/​Margaret_Ridley_Charlton|http://​hlwiki.slais.ubc.ca/​index.php/​Margaret_Ridley_Charlton]])\\ 
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-Wikipedia. Margaret Ridley Charlton. Accessed March 31, 2016. (https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Margaret_Ridley_Charlton)\\ 
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-Groen, Frances K. (1989). Margaret Ridley Charleston, medical librarian and historian: an evaluation of her career. Montréal: McGill University Libraries.\\ 
  
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