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Alberta Letts

b. British Columbia; d.1973, Nova Scotia


BA (Western Ontario); BLS (Toronto)


Children's Librarian, London Public Library
Librarian, Warder Public Library, Springfield, Ohio
Assistant Director, Nova Scotia Provincial Library
1954-1973 Director, Nova Scotia Provincial Library


Canadian Library Association; Atlantic Provinces Library Association, American Library Association; International Federation of Library Associations


The Alberta Letts Memorial lecture established at Dalhousie University.School of Library Service
The Alberta Letts Travel Award established at the Dalhousie University School of Information Management


1958 President, Canadian 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.

Other areas of activity:

1949, taught librarians' course at Kitchener Public Library,
Lecturer, School of Library Science (Toronto) for two years.


“In tribute: Alberta Letts,” APLA Bulletin 37 (Winter 1973), 104.

Obit. The Chronicle Herald, Nov. 4, 1973.

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