Paton, William Bryce, 1907-1988, OBE, librarian

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Paton, William Bryce, 1907-1988, OBE, librarian

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Description area

Dates of existence

1907-1988

History

Paton was a lecturer and the first head of the Scottish School of Librarianship at the Scottish College of Commerce, 1946-1950. He received an honorary Master of Arts (MA) degree in 1972 and was visiting professor to the department of library studies at the University of Strathclyde, 1972-1980. He was the County Librarian for Lanarkshire until he retired in 1987.

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Relationships area

Related entity

University of Strathclyde (1964 to date)

Identifier of the related entity

C0047

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1972-1980

Description of relationship

Paton received an honorary degree from the University in 1972 and was visiting professor to the department of library studies, 1972-1980.

Related entity

Scottish College of Commerce, Glasgow (1915-1964)

Identifier of the related entity

C0041

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1946 - 1950

Description of relationship

Paton was a lecturer and first head of the College's Scottish School of Librarianship.

Control area

Authority record identifier

P0114

Institution identifier

GB 249

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Carol Stewart, July 2010.

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Sources

Obituary by Peter Grant in Scottish Libraries, No. 11, September/October 1988, p.13.

Obituary in L.A. Record, 90(8) August 1988.

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