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 ====== Katharine Lucy Ball ====== ====== Katharine Lucy Ball ======
  
-b. 1904, Toronto, ​Ont.; d. 1991, Toronto, ​Ont.+b. 1904, Toronto, ​ON; d. 1991, Toronto, ​ON\\
  
 ===== Education: ===== ===== Education: =====
  
-BA 1926 (Toronto); BA  1928 (Oxon), MA 1951 (Oxon): BLS 1947 (Toronto)+1926 BA (Toronto)\\ 
 +1928 BA (Oxon)\\ 
 +1947 BLS (Toronto)\\ 
 +1951 MA (Oxon)\\
  
 ===== Positions: ===== ===== Positions: =====
  
-1928-1942 ​  ​Circulation and Reference ​Departm4ents, University of Toronto Library +1928-1942 Circulation and Reference ​Departments, University of Toronto Library\\ 
- +1942-1945 Royal Canadian Air Force, Women'​s Division\\ 
-1942-1945 ​  ​Royal Canadian Air Force, Women'​s Division +1945-1951 Cataloguer, University of Toronto Library\\ 
- +1951-1959 Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Library School\\ 
-1945-1947   ​Cataloguer,​ University of Toronto Library +1959-1964 Associate Professor, University of Toronto Library School\\ 
- +1964-1970 Professor, University of Toronto, School of Library Science\\ 
-1947-1951   ​Cataloguer, University of Toronto Library +1970-1991 Professor Emerita\\
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-1951-1959 ​  ​Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Library School +
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-1959-1964 ​  ​Associate Professor, University of Toronto Library School +
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-1964-1970 ​  ​Professor, University of Toronto, School of Library Science +
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-1970-1991 ​  ​Professor Emerita+
  
 ===== Publications:​ ===== ===== Publications:​ =====
  
-Ball, Katharine L. et. al. comps  ​(1968).  Sample Catalogue Cards exemplifying the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules. 3rd ed.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press.+Ball, Katharine L. et. al. comps (1968). Sample Catalogue Cards exemplifying the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules. 3rd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.\\
  
-Ball, Katharine L., supervising ed. (1969). The Code and the cataloguer: proceedings ​of  the Colloquium on the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules at the School of Library  ​Science, University of Toronto on March 31 and April 1, 1967.   Toronto: University of Toronto Press.+Ball, Katharine L., supervising ed. (1969). The Code and the cataloguer: proceedings ​of the Colloquium on the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules at the School of Library ​Science, University of Toronto on March 31 and April 1, 1967. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.\\
  
-Ball, Katharine L. (1962). "International  ​conference on cataloguing rules and principles."​ Canadian ​library  ​18 (1): 147-155.+Ball, Katharine L. (1962). "International ​conference on cataloguing rules and principles."​ Canadian ​library ​18 (1): 147-155.\\
  
 ===== Associations / Committees: ===== ===== Associations / Committees: =====
  
-ALA, CLA, OLA +1954-1967 Member, Advisory Board, ALA, Catalog Code Revision Committee\\ 
- +1959-1960 Chair, ALA, CCS, Cataloging Policy and Research Committee\\ 
-|1954-1967\\ |Member, Advisory Board, ALA, Catalog Code Revision Committee\\ ​| +1961 Official CLA Delegate to the International Conference of Cataloguing Principles, Paris, France.\\ 
-|1959-1960\\ |Chair, ALA, CCS, Cataloging Policy and Research Committee\\ ​| +1961 Chair, Canadian Institute on Cataloguing ​Principles and Rules\\ 
-|1961\\ |Official CLA Delegate to the International Conference of Cataloguing Principles,​  Paris, France.\\ ​| +1964-1965 ​Chair ALA Margaret Mann Citation Committee\\ 
-|1961\\ |Chair, Canadian Institute on Cataloguing  ​Principles and Rules\\ ​| +Chair, CLA Cataloguing Section\\ 
-|1964-1965\\ |Chair  ​ALA Margaret Mann Citation Committee\\ ​| +Director at large, ALA, Library Education Division\\
-| |Chair,  CLA Cataloguing Section\\ ​| +
-| |Director at large, ALA, Library Education Division\\ ​|+
  
 ===== Honours: ===== ===== Honours: =====
  
-|1967\\ |Government of Canada, Centennial Medal\\ ​| +1967 Government of Canada, Centennial Medal\\ 
-|1969\\ |First Canadian to be awarded the ALA Margaret Mann Citation in Cataloging ​and   ​Classification "for distinguished service to librarianship through international activities in cataloging, teaching, publication and participation in professional Associations in Canada and the United States"​. ( Library Resources &​Technical Services)\\ ​|+1969 First Canadian to be awarded the ALA Margaret Mann Citation in Cataloging ​and Classification "for distinguished service to librarianship through international activities in cataloging, teaching, publication and participation in professional Associations in Canada and the United States"​. ( Library Resources &​Technical Services)\\
  
 ===== Accomplishments:​ ===== ===== Accomplishments:​ =====
  
-|1968/69\\ |President, Canadian Library Association\\ ​| +1968/69 President, Canadian Library Association\\ 
-|1968-1970\\ | Chair, CLA, Cataloging and Classification ​Section ​Member and Chair, Richmond Hill Public Library ​Board First woman president, Faculty Club of the University of Toronto Chair, Ontario Regional Group of Cataloguers ​|+1968-1970 Chair, CLA, Cataloging and Classification ​Sectio; ​Member and Chair, Richmond Hill Public Library ​Boar; First woman president, Faculty Club of the University of Toronto; and Chair, Ontario Regional Group of Cataloguers.\\
  
 ===== Other areas of Activity: ===== ===== Other areas of Activity: =====
  
-By 1945, achieved the rank of Squadron Officer with the position of Staff officer in the RCAF Women'​s Division, with no.6 Canadian Bomber Group.+By 1945, achieved the rank of Squadron Officer with the position of Staff officer in the RCAF Women'​s Division, with no.6 Canadian Bomber Group.\\
  
 ===== Comments: ===== ===== Comments: =====
  
-From the Margaret Mann Citation:  " A dynamic person, with alert grasp of principles and gifted performance,​ she has had profound influence on cataloging theory and practice in Canada and, with charming, enthusiastic leadership has achieved agreement among Canadian and American catalogers."​+From the Margaret Mann Citation: " A dynamic person, with alert grasp of principles and gifted performance,​ she has had profound influence on cataloging theory and practice in Canada and, with charming, enthusiastic leadership has achieved agreement among Canadian and American catalogers."​\\
  
-In the OLA News :  She brought to her students a wise understanding of library objectives, high professional competence in her particular field of cataloguing and classification,​ the outstanding teacher'​s invaluable gift of presenting lucidly both theoretical insights and pragmatic approaches, a delightful sense of humor, and a blessed common sense."​+In the OLA News : She brought to her students a wise understanding of library objectives, high professional competence in her particular field of cataloguing and classification,​ the outstanding teacher'​s invaluable gift of presenting lucidly both theoretical insights and pragmatic approaches, a delightful sense of humor, and a blessed common sense."​\\
  
 ===== Sources: ===== ===== Sources: =====
  
-Bishop, Olga. (1970). "​Katharine L. Ball - a tribute."​  Canadian Library Journal 27 (September- December):​342-344. +Bishop, Olga. (1970). "​Katharine L. Ball - a tribute."​ Canadian Library Journal 27 (September- December):​342-344.\\ 
- +Cockshutt, Margaret E. (1970). "Katharine ​L. Ball." OLA News 8 (4):4.\\ 
-Cockshutt, Margaret E. (1970). "Katharine  ​L. Ball." OLA News 8 (4):4. +Fraser, Lorna D. (1969). "​Katharine L. Ball." Library Resources & Technical Services 13 (4, Fall):​545-548.\\ 
- +Obit., Globe and Mail, April 23, 1991.\\ 
-Fraser, Lorna D. (1969). "​Katharine L. Ball." Library Resources & Technical Services 13 (4, Fall):​545-548. +Biography file, University of Toronto, Faculty of Information.\\
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-Obit., Globe and Mail,  April 23, 1991+
  
-Biography file, University of Toronto,  Faculty of Information. 
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