Donald Coney. Photograph, n.d.

Coney became University Librarian in 1945 and served until his retirement in 1968. Among his first administrative acts was to implement the recommendation of the Deutsch report whereby the Bancroft Library came under the administration of the University Library. In the letter of understanding shown here, he quotes a letter of 26 January 1945 from President Robert Gordon Sproul establishing this relationship.


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