ATG “Caught My eye” by Katina: A library love story: Former McMaster librarians bequeath $1.1 million to place they met and fell in love

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A library love story: Former McMaster librarians bequeath $1.1 million to place they met and fell in love is by Sebastian Bron is a general assignment reporter with The Hamilton Spectator.

“They met in an unlikely place: a quiet library.

“But it would only take a few months before Carol and Victor Nunn, career librarians at McMaster University, went from jovial colleagues to budding sweethearts.

“They just did everything together,” remembers Bronwen Galloway, Carol’s sister. “They liked each other very much, right away.”

“For 30-plus years on campus, they were inseparable — two familiar, welcoming faces with a zest for life and literature, known to students, faculty and staff across the university.

Vivian Lewis, who first met Carol and Victor as an intern in 1991, recalled them to be as central to Mac’s library as books themselves.

“They were married by the time I got there,” says Lewis, now head librarian at McMaster. “They both had this great passion for building collections and catalogues, building legacy for the library…”

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