Arthur McDonald

Arthur McDonald Order of the British Empire - OBE(C) 1960 (1898-1981)

  • ALIA Fellowship 1964

Taken from Kosa, G.A. (Ed.). 1968. Biographical Dictionary of Australian Librarians, p. 60

McDonald, Arthur Leopold Gladstone OBE BA MID FLAA. B 28 August 1898 Melbourne, son of John and Eugenie Blance (Wadley) McDonald, married Florence Kathleen May Gordon, 2 sons.  Education: South Melbourne College, Royal Military College Duntroon ACT Graduation Certificate 1910, University of Melbourne BA 1928. Positions: University of Melbourne deputy librarian 1927-48, was service AIF major 2 i/c Australian Army Component of Allied Translator & Interpreter section 1940-45, Australian National University Canberra librarian 1948-60, librarian emeritus, retired 1960.  Membership: LAA fellow.

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