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Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy

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Bailey, Alfred Goldsworthy

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1905-1997

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Born on 18 March 1905, Alfred Goldsworthy Bailey was an historian, poet, and university administrator. In 1934 he graduated with a doctorate from the University of Toronto with a specialization in ethno-history and aboriginal culture. He taught history at the University of New Brunswick from 1938 to 1970. At UNB he was Dean of Arts from 1946 to 1964, Honorary Librarian and Chief Executive Officer of the Library from 1946 to 1959, and Vice-President Academic from 1965 to 1970. He was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 1951 and an officer of the Order of Canada in 1978. In addition to his scholarly work, he was a founder of the Fiddlehead and published six books of verse between 1927 and 1996. He died on 21 April 1997.

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2015-06-08

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A. Wilson