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History

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    Courtesy of City of Toronto Archives Fonds 1257, Series 1057, Item 6138
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    Frost Library Courtesy of YorkSpace

York University Libraries evolved over a number of years since the opening of York University.
1963 Leslie Frost Library is dedicated
1965 (Fall) Steacie Science and Engineering Library opens
1971 (October 31) W.P. Scott Library is dedicated
2003 (September 2) Peter F. Bronfman Business Library opens
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University Librarians:

Douglas G. Lochhead 1960 -1963
Thomas F. O’Connell 1963 -1976
William Newman (acting) 1976 -1978
Anne Woodsworth 1978 -1983
Ellen Hoffmann 1983 – 2001
Cynthia Archer 2001-2014

a brief account of the beginnings of the Library of York University” by Thomas F. O’Connell, April 23, 1965