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Biographies of Library People of the World

 

 

The stamp in the upper right corner of this First Day Cover honors three former directors of the Philippine National Library.

 

 

 

Disclaimer:  The Web sites below vary in quality. If you would like to suggest additional or alternative Web sites, please contact me at nix@libraryhistorybuff.org .

See Also: Biographies of American Library People

Compilations

Women in Canadian Librarianship
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/women/002026-250-e.html

Dictionary of Italian librarians edited by S. Butto'
http://www.aib.it/aib/editoria/dbbi20/dbbi20.htm

Sources for the history of Italian librarians compiled by Alberto Petrucciani
http://www.aib.it/aib/stor/stor.htm

World Library People on Postage Stamps
http://www.libraryhistorybuff.org/bibliophilately-people-world.htm

Wiki version of W. A. Munford's Who was Who in British Librarianship 1800-1985
http://newmunford.wikispaces.com/

Note: Around 2005 Peter Chapman initiated a project called the Professional Achievements Register in Great Britain to collect biographical information on library professionals in Great Britain for the Chartered Institute for Library & Information Professionals. This project seems to have disappeared.  Does anyone know what happened to this project?

Individuals

Thomas Bray
http://satucket.com/lectionary/Thomas_Bray.htm

Andrew Carnegie
http://www.carnegie.org/sub/about/biography.html
http://andrewcarnegie.tripod.com/
http://www.scotcities.com/carnegie/

Anthony Panizzi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Panizzi

Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan
http://w3.uniroma1.it/vrd/mathematics/i-ranganathan.html
http://www.boxesandarrows.com/view/ranganathan_for_ias

Margaret Windeyer, 1866-1939 (Australian librarian)
http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120744b.htm

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