Fonds RBSC-ARC-1329 - Hugh Lidster fonds

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Hugh Lidster fonds

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  • 1902-1964 (Creation)
    Lidster, Hugh Norman, b. 1888

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6.5 cm of textual records

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Hugh Lidster was born in Lancashire, England and came to British Columbia with his family in 1902. He became a library trustee and involved himself in the municipal affairs of New Westminster. In 1925 Lidster was appointed chairman of the Library Committee and served on the Board of Trustees until 1960. In 1961 he became chairman of the board. Lidster was a member of the B.C. Public Library Commission for 33 years.

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The fonds consists of reminiscences, clippings, letters and poetry (1902-1964).

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