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The parliamentary librarian, Ewen McColl


Ewen McColl became assistant parliamentary librarian in 1865 and librarian in 1878. After preparing a new, larger catalogue in 1880, he died the following year, perhaps in part from overwork.


Alexander Turnbull Library
M.Alington Collection
Reference: F44619
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