Charles Gould, the 1900 ALA Conference and the Canadian Library Association

Hanson, Elizabeth
June 2006
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p114
The article offers information on the role of Charles Gould, McGill University librarian at Montreal, Quebec, in organizing the American Library Association's annual conference of 1900 at McGill. The conference later proved to be a stepping stone for establishing a national organization of librarians in Canada. Gould as University Librarian at McGill, launched his campaign for the 1900 conference. The author gives details about Gould who was born on December 6, 1855, in Groveton, New Hampshire. A graduate from McGill University in 1877, Gould was appointed University Librarian in 1892.


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