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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 Departments,​ 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\\ 
-1945-1951 ​  ​Cataloguer, University of Toronto Library +1959-1964 Associate Professor, University of Toronto Library School\\ 
- +1964-1970 Professor, University of Toronto, School of Library Science\\ 
-1951-1959 ​  ​Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Library School +1970-1991 Professor Emerita\\
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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: =====
  
-1954-1967 ​  ​Member, Advisory Board, ALA, Catalog Code Revision Committee +1954-1967 Member, Advisory Board, ALA, Catalog Code Revision Committee\\ 
- +1959-1960 Chair, ALA, CCS, Cataloging Policy and Research Committee\\ 
-1959-1960 ​  ​Chair, ALA, CCS, Cataloging Policy and Research Committee +1961 Official CLA Delegate to the International Conference of Cataloguing Principles, Paris, France.\\ 
- +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\\ 
- +Chair, CLA Cataloguing Section\\ 
-1961   ​Chair, Canadian Institute on Cataloguing ​ Principles and Rules +Director at large, ALA, Library Education Division\\
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-1964-1965 ​  ​Chair  ALA Margaret Mann Citation Committee +
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-Chair, ​ CLA Cataloguing Section +
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-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 ​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.\\
-1968-1970 ​  ​Chair, CLA, Cataloging and Classification ​Section +
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-Member and Chair, Richmond Hill Public Library ​Board +
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-First woman president, Faculty Club of the University of Toronto +
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-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.\\ 
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 +Cockshutt, Margaret E. (1970). "​Katharine L. Ball." OLA News 8 (4):4.\\
  
-CockshuttMargaret E. (1970). "Katharine  ​L. Ball." ​OLA News 8 (4):4.+FraserLorna D. (1969). "Katharine ​L. Ball." ​Library Resources & Technical Services 13 (4, Fall):545-548.\\
  
-FraserLorna D. (1969). "​Katharine L. Ball." Library Resources & Technical Services 13 (4Fall):​545-548.+Obit.Globe and Mail, April 231991.\\
  
-Obit.Globe and Mail April 23, 1991+Biography fileUniversity of TorontoFaculty of Information.\\
  
-Biography file, University of Toronto,  Faculty of Information. 
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