"Libraries are not made; they grow".

- Augustine Birrell

Acadia Libraries Through the Years


Acadia athenaeum. (1874-). [Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia College]. See "In the News" for articles published about the Library over the years.

Acadia University. Office of the President. (19--). Report of President and Faculty to the Senate of Acadia University. Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University.

Book Adds to Stature of Acadia. (1956, May 15). The Halifax Chronicle-Herald, p. 3.

Acadia Library adds the 100,000th volume to its collection, Watson Kirkconnell's The Mod at Grand Pre. At that time, only Dalhousie University, with 175,000 volumes, had a larger collection.

Coldwell, A. (1881). History of Acadia College: The Vaughan Prize Essay. In Memorials of Acadia College and Horton Academy for the Half-Century 1828-1878 (pp. 55-120). Montreal: Dawson Brothers.

Founders' Day 1965: Vaughan Memorial Library Opened. (1965, December). Acadia Alumni Bulletin, 8-15.

Haliburton, E. (1996, August 30, 2004). History of the Vaughan: The Way We Were ... Acadia's Library Through the Years. Retrieved June 7, 2005, from http://library.acadiau.ca/libhistory/sources/history.html

Ingraham, M. K. (1938, August 25). The library of Acadia University, its past and present. Wolfville Acadian, pp. 18-20.

Kirkconnell, W. (1968). The Fifth Quarter-Century: Acadia University, 1938-1963. Wolfville, N.S.: Governors of Acadia University.

Longley, R. S. (1939). Acadia University, 1838-1938. Kentville, N.S.: Kentville Publishing Co.

Moody, B. M. (1988). "Give Us an A": An Acadia Album. Wolfville, N.S.: Acadia University.

Perkin, J. R. C. (1986). Morning in his heart: a biographical sketch of Watson Kirkconnell (1895-1977). Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press.

Townsend, P. (2003). Eric R. Dennis Collection of Canadiana. APLA Bulletin, 67(2), p. 19.