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WK Kellogg Health Sciences Library 50th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate our 50th anniversary with us!

Anniversary Party Information

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

WK Kellogg Health Sciences Library - Tupper Building

RSVP: Carol.Pottie@dal.ca
by October 2, 2017

Significant Events

 
ca. 1864
The donation by Dr. Cogswell of his personal library to the Nova Scotia Medical Society was the origin of the Cogswell Memorial Library.  The library was located at Halifax Medical College and would serve as the foundation of the collection for the Medical-Dental Library and the future W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.
 
1868-1911
The Dalhousie College and University Faculty of Medicine Library (1868-1874) and the Halifax Medical College Library (1875-1911) were forerunners of the current Kellogg Library.
 
1915-1965
The Medical-Dental Library opened shortly after the closing of the Cogswell Memorial Library and would remain open until 1965. The library was demolished to allow construction of the new Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building on that same site.
 
1965
Construction begins on the Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building 

W. K. Kellogg Foundation donates $420, 000 to help establish a library for all health sciences

 
July 14, 1967
Sir Charles Tupper Building and W.K. Kellogg Library officially open
 
1986
Kellogg Library brought under Dalhousie Libraries Banner
 
December 2015
Kellogg Library moves to Chapter House during the renovation
 
January 2016
New Kellogg Library Learning Commons opens in CHEB
 
January 2017
Kellogg Library moves back to newly renovated space in the Tupper Building

Pictures from the Past

The Dalhousie Medical-Dental Library was demolished in 1965 to allow for the construction of the Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building and the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library.

Drawing of the Tupper Building by J. Philip Dumaresq & Associates Architects (1960's)

W.K. Kellogg - Founder of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, which provided money to help construct the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library

Construction of the Sir Charles Tupper Building - 1966

The Queen Mother at the Opening of the Sir Charles Tupper Building and the W.K. Kellogg Library - July 14, 1967

Photo of the new Kellogg Library - 1967

Photo of the Study Carrels in the new Kellogg Library - 1967

Photo of the Second Floor of the new Kellogg Library- 1967

M. Doreen Fraser - Head of the Kellogg Library (1967-1972)

Alan MacDonald - Head of the Kellogg Library (1972-1977)

Citation: University of Calgary Archives 84.005_53.44

Ann Manning - Head of the Kellogg Library (1979-1989)

Elizabeth 'Betty' Sutherland - Head of the Kellogg Library (1990-2004)

Patrick Ellis - Head of the Kellogg Library (2005-2016)

Ann Barrett - Head of the Kellogg Library (2016-Present)

Staff of the Kellogg Library - 1984

The Boniuk Reading Room

The Boniuk Family made a significant donation to the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library in honor of their parents.

Staff of the Kellogg Health Library - 2004

From left to right: Ann Barrett (Head of the Kellogg Library 2016-Present), Dr. Carol Smillie, Patrick Ellis (Former Head of the Kellogg Library 2005-2016)

Article about Dr. Norman Coward

Bill Owen was a Kellogg staff member. The Bill Owen Memorial Fund made a donation to the place that Bill had worked, the Kellogg Library.

W.K. Kellogg Library Entry - 2015

W.K. Kellogg Library Entryway - 2015

W.K. Kellogg Circulation Desk - 2015

Stairs leading down to the main floor of the Kellogg Library - 2015

The painting is Robert Pope's "The Hug", which is part of a collection of paintings (Illness and Healing Collection) that are meant to demonstrate the experience of cancer from the perspective of the patient. 

Second Floor of the Kellogg Library - 2015

Stairs and Desks in the Kellogg Library - 2015

A plaque commemorating the Centennial and the donation of the Provincial Medical Board of Nova Scotia.

Pictures from the Present

W.K. Kellogg Library Desk - 2017

W.K. Kellogg Library Study Space - 2017

W.K. Kellogg Library Compact Shelving - 2017

W.K. Kellogg Library Learning Commons Desk (CHEB) - 2017

W.K. Kellogg Library Learning Commons Computers and Study Space (CHEB) - 2017

W.K. Kellogg Library Learning Commons Computers and Study Space (CHEB) - 2017

W.K. Kellogg Library Learning Commons Study Space (CHEB) - 2017

Ann Barrett - Head of the Kellogg Library (2016-Present)

History of the W.K. Kellogg Health Sciences Library Video

University Librarians, Present to Past

 
2012 - Present
Donna Bourne-Tyson - Instrumental in planning and implementing of the New Kellogg Library Learning Commons and the renovation of the Kellogg Library in Tupper
 
1998 - 2011 
Bill Maes - Established funding for the first Learning Commons at Dalhousie at the Killam and the Kellogg Libraries.
 
1986 - 1997
Bill Birdsall - The first University Librarian the Kellogg reported to.

Heads of the Kellogg Library - Past to Present

 
1967-1972
M. Doreen Fraser - Head of the Kellogg Library
 
1972-1977
Alan MacDonald - Head of the Kellogg Library
 
1977-1979
Barbara Prince - Head of the Kellogg Library
 
1979-1989
Ann Manning - Head of the Kellogg Library
 
1990-2004
Elizabeth "Betty" Sutherland - Head of the Kellogg Library
 
2005-2016
Patrick Ellis - Head of the Kellogg Library
 
2016-Present
Ann Barrett - Head of the Kellogg Library