Fonds UBCA-ARC-1523 - Ronald Hagler fonds

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Ronald Hagler fonds

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  • Photographic material

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39 cm of textual records.
21 photographs.

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Ronald Albert Hagler was born in Kitchener, Ontario. He obtained his BA (1955) from the University of Ottawa and continued with post-graduate education at the University of Michigan, where he earned his MLS (1957) and Ph.D. (1961). In 1961, Hagler joined UBC’s new School of Librarianship headed by Samuel Rothstein and became one of the founding faculty members of the Library school. He taught at the University of British Columbia in the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies as an instructor and then assistant and later full professor of library science from 1961 to 1999, when he retired.

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Some files were originally part of the Marion Gilroy fonds.

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The fonds consist of textual records related to the workshops and conferences that Hagler attended and publications he was involved in. The fonds also includes photographs that may have been taken at those conferences or included in published texts. The fonds is arranged into three series: Workshops and Conferences, Publications, and Photographs.

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Some of the photographs have been digitized and are available through UBC Library Open Collections series UBC 189.1/

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