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Marie Tremaine

b.Feb. 23, 1902, Buffalo, NY; d. August 2, 1984, Washington, DC


Humberside Collegiate, Toronto; BA (Hons,) 1926 (Toronto)

Carnegie Foundation, 1st Canadian Fellowship to study bibliographic methods, 1929-1930 (University of London, School of Librarianship)

Carnegie Fellowship for bibliographic Studies on Canadian Imprints, 1935-1937 (Yale)


1927-1947 Reference Division, Toronto Public Library

1941-1947 Associate Head, Reference Division, Toronto Public Library

1947-1969 Director, Arctic Institute of North America,

1969-1975 Editor emeritus, Arctic Institute of North America


Tremaine, Marie (1930?) â€Handlist of Erasmus in the Bell collection of Victoria College.â€

Tremaine, Marie (1934). A Bibliography of Canadiana. With Frances Staton. Toronto: Toronto Public Library.

Tremaine, Marie (1952). A Bibliography of Canadian Imprints, 1751-1800.

Tremaine, Marie, ed. (1953-1975). Arctic Bibliography vols. 1-14


Member: Arctic Circle, Arctic Institute of North America, founding member of Bibliographic Society of Canada and honorary president, 1965; CLA, OLA, SLA, BSA, American Geographical Society


1947 became an honorary member of CLA; 1970 Marie Tremaine Medal was established by the Bibliographical Society of Canada and she was the first recipient; 1973 Honorary member, Arctic Institute of North America; 1976 D.Litt Trent University. Peterborough, Ontario


Marie Tremaine's work on Canadian Bibliography is considered to be an essential landmark in the field. 


NAC (CAIN no. 4466); Canadian Who`s Who (1983)

Library and Archives Canada. Celebrating Women's Achievements. Marie Tremaine. Accessed August 15, 2013.

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