Shirley Burnham Elliott died in Kentville (born 1916). She was a librarian and writer on Nova Scotian history (author of the Nova Scotia Book of Days, 1979), a community volunteer and mentor. She was Nova Scotia’s legislative librarian from 1954 to 1982, was awarded honorary degrees by Acadia and Dalhousie Universities and was a recipient of the Order of Nova Scotia (2003). (Photo: Shirley Burnham Elliott. Courtesy of the N.S. Legislative Library.)