Series 16

(Cases 94 and 104)

Awards. -- 1919; 1961-1992. -- 25.4 cm (2 cases).

Throughout his long and distinguished career, Dr. Bailey received numerous awards and distinctions, and this series documents some of the honours which were bestowed upon him.

Included in the series material is the 1914 War Service Badge presented to Dr. Bailey by Lord Baden Powell in 1919. Certificates of honourary life memberships in the New Brunswick Historical Society (1961) and the Association of Canadian Archivists (1989), and a certificate for the Merit Award of the Atlantic Provinces Library Association (1992), awarded for distinguished contributions to the field of librarianship, are contained in this series.

The series also consists of the speech presented at the 1992 Merit Award Banquet of the Atlantic Provinces Library Association 1992 Conference, and a poem written by Dr. George Stanley, former New Brunswick Lieutenant-Governor, which was read during the awarding of an honourary Doctorate of Laws degree to Dr. Bailey at the Mount Allison Convocation on 19 October, 1979.

In 1978, Dr. Bailey was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of his outstanding achievements and service to Canada. The series contains a news release and newspaper articles announcing this appointment, together with correspondence consisting primarily of letters of congratulations from friends and from prominent politicians, including Joe Clark and Senator Muriel McQueen Fergusson.

The series also contains a 1977 colour photograph of the fiftieth reunion of the University of New Brunswick class of 1927.

Cases are arranged alphabetically by file titles.

The series title has been supplied based on the file contents.

Series 16 File Listings

Case 94 File 1      Articles. -- 1978-1979
Case 94 File 2      Class of 1927 reunion photographs. -- 1977
Case 94 File 3      Correspondence, 1977-1979. -- 1977-1979

Case 104 File 1     Certificates, Awards. -- 1919; 1961-1992
Case 104 File 2     Order of Canada. -- 1978-1979  APPENDIX I: List of Original Labels on the Cases of the A.G. 
                          Bailey Papers


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