Veronica Morrow, b. 1937
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Veronica Morrow, b. 1937


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Track 1: Background in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Entered Trinity College Dublin in 1954 to study English and French, graduating in 1958. Track 2: Worked as an English language assistant in France for two years, then secured a post on the Library staff at Trinity in 1960; appointed to the permanent staff in 1961. Subsequently undertook a professional librarian’s qualification in London. Track 3: Involved in the configuration of the building of the Berkeley Library on campus, explaining that the Library collections had been stored in a number of locations prior to this. Track 4: Memories of taking the Library Declaration, an age-old tradition in Trinity. Discussed her role and responsibilities in charge of current periodicals and newspapers and later also of books. Track 5: The special relationship between the Libraries of Oxford and Cambridge Universities and of Trinity College Dublin, whereby each is entitled to receive a copy of all published material. Appointed as Keeper (Collection Management), with responsibility for all modern publications. Track 6: Her views on library operations; her retirement in December 2000.

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Disk, MP3

Audio series:

Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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9.31 MB, 7.35 MB, 8.03 MB, 9.53 MB, 11.90 MB, 7.43 MB

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Keeper, Library

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore