Fairhurst, Harry, fl 1962-1986, University of York Librarian

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Fairhurst, Harry, fl 1962-1986, University of York Librarian

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fl 1962-1986


Harry Fairhurst was appointed as the University of York's first Librarian in 1962. He oversaw the building of the J. B. Morrell Library and the development of its collections.

He retired in 1984 and died in April 1986. He is commemorated by the Harry Fairhurst Building at the University of York.


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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 08.05.17.




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