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Reginald Philip Carr

Reginald Philip Carr, British librarian. Recipient Major State studentship, Department of Education and Science (United Kingdom), University Manchester, 1968-1970. Member The Library Association, Cambridge Bibliographical Society.

Background

  • Carr, Reginald Philip was born on February 20, 1946 in Manchester, England. Son of Philip Henry and Ida Bayley (Wood) Carr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in French with honors, University Leeds, England, 1968. Master of Arts in French, University Manchester, 1971. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, England, 1983.

    Career

    • Assistant librarian Manchester University Library, 1970-1972. Librarian-in-charge Manchester University School of Education Library, 1972-1976. Sublibrarian Surrey University Library, Guildford, 1976-1978.

      Deputy library Aston University Library, Birmingham, 1978-1980, Cambridge University Library, 1980-1986. University librarian and keeper of the Brotherton Collection Leeds University Library, since 1986. Member Council of the Standing Conference of National and University Libraries, London, since 1988, vice-chairman, 1992-1994, chairman, since 1994.

      Member British Library. Advisory Council, London, since 1989, Libraries Committee of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals, London, since 1989. Secretary Consultant of University Research Libraries, since 1991, director, since 1992.

    Works

    • Author: Anarchism in France: The Case of Octave Mirbeau, 1977, The Mandrake Press, 1929-1930, 1985. Co-author: Spirit in the New Testament, 1985, An Introduction to University Library Administration, 1987. Editor: (magazine) The Testimony, since 1976.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: christadelphian.

    Religion

    Denomination: Christadelphian

    Membership

    Member The Library Association, Cambridge Bibliographical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bible study, book reviewing.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Whittaker, August 17, 1968. Children: Suzannah, Abigail.
    • father: Philip Henry Carr
    • mother: Ida Bayley (Wood) Carr
    • spouse: Elizabeth Whittaker
    • children: Suzannah Carr
    • Abigail Carr
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    Born February 20, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Leeds
    • 1971
      University Manchester
    • 1983
      University Cambridge
    • 1970 - 1972
      Assistant, librarian Manchester University Library
    • 1972 - 1976
      librarian-in-charge Manchester University School of Education Library
    • 1976 - 1978
      sublibrarian Surrey University Library
      Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
    • 1978 - 1980
      deputy library Aston University Library
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1980 - 1986
      deputy library Aston University Library
    • 1986
      university librarian and keeper of the Brotherton Collection Leeds University Library
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