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-====== Alberta Letts ======+====== ​Anne Alberta ​Effie Letts ======
  
-b. British Columbia; d.1973, ​ Nova Scotia\\+b. 22 Oct., 1914, Bridesville,​ BC; d. 3 Nov. 1973, Nova Scotia\\
  
 ===== Education: ===== ===== Education: =====
  
-BA (Western Ontario); BLS (Toronto)\\+BA 1937 University of Western Ontario\\ 
 +BLS 1939 University of Toronto\\
  
 ===== Positions: ===== ===== Positions: =====
  
-Children'​s Librarian, London Public Library\\ +Children'​s Librarian, London Public Library, 1939-40\\ 
-Librarian, Warder Public Library, Springfield,​ Ohio\\ +Librarian,​Middlesex County Library Association,​ 1940-43\\ 
-Assistant Director, Nova Scotia Provincial Library\\ +Librarian, Simcoe County Library Association,​ 1943-46\\ 
-1954-1973 Director, Nova Scotia Provincial Library\\+Bookmobile ​Librarian, Warder Public Library, Springfield,​ Ohio, 1946-47\\ 
 +Lecturer, University of Toronto Library School, 1947-48\\ 
 +Assistant Director, Nova Scotia Provincial Library, 1949-54\\ 
 +Director, Nova Scotia Provincial Library, ​1954-73\\ 
 + 
 +===== Publications:​ ===== 
 + 
 +LettsAlberta, (1953). Manual for Assistants in Charge of Regional Branch Libraries. Halifax: Provincial Library.\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1955) “The Provincial Libraries in Nova Scotia.” Ontario Library Review 38, no. 3: 154–58.\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1955). "Nova Scotia [library development]."​ Canadian Library Association Bulletin 11, no. 6: 300–301.\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1956). “Public Library Service in Canada.” In Library Finance: Speeches, Proceedings and Recommendations of a Day of Special Study during the Eleventh Annual Conference [1956], 13–16. Ottawa: Canadian Library Association.\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1957). "​Career Opportunities."​ Canadian Library 13, no. 5: 204-205.\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1957). "Three Mountains of Endeavour.” Canadian Library 14, no. 2: 58-60 [CLA presidential address].\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1958). "The ALA Conference, 1957." Canadian Library 14, no. 5: 201–202.\\ 
 + 
 +Letts, Alberta (1971). ​Provincial Library ​Service – Today and Tomorrow. Toronto: Copp Clark Publishing Company [Mary Donaldson Memorial Lecture, 1970].\\
  
 ===== Associations/​Committees:​ ===== ===== Associations/​Committees:​ =====
  
-Canadian Library AssociationAtlantic Provinces Library Association,​ American Library Association;  ​International Federation of Library Associations\\+Canadian Library Association, President 1957-58\\ 
 +Atlantic Provinces Library Association, ​President 1967-68\\ 
 +American Library Association\\ 
 +International Federation of Library Associations\\ 
 +Canadian Federation of University Women\\
  
 ===== Honours: ===== ===== Honours: =====
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 ===== Accomplishments:​ ===== ===== Accomplishments:​ =====
  
-1958 President, Canadian Library Association\\ +1958-59 President, Canadian Library Association\\ 
- +1967-1968 PresidentAtlantic Provinces Library Association\\
-1967-1968 President Atlantic Provinces Library Association\\ +
 1958-1959 consultant on libraries to the Indian government; member of delegation of Canadian librarians visiting West Germany as guests of the German government.\\ 1958-1959 consultant on libraries to the Indian government; member of delegation of Canadian librarians visiting West Germany as guests of the German government.\\
  
 ===== Other areas of activity: ===== ===== Other areas of activity: =====
  
-1949, taught librarians'​ course at Kitchener Public Library,\\ +1949, taught librarians'​ course at Kitchener Public Library.\\
 Lecturer, School of Library Science (Toronto) for two years.\\ Lecturer, School of Library Science (Toronto) for two years.\\
  
 ===== Sources: ===== ===== Sources: =====
  
-"In tribute: Alberta Letts," ​APLA Bulletin 37 (Winter 1973), 104.\\ +"In tribute: Alberta Letts," ​Atlantic Provines Library Association ​Bulletin 37 (Winter 1973), 104-105.\\
 Obit. The Chronicle Herald, Nov. 4, 1973.\\ Obit. The Chronicle Herald, Nov. 4, 1973.\\
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