Beatrice Fincher

Beatrice Fincher (1924-2016)

  • Fellowship 1989

Taken from Kosa, G.A. (Ed.). 1990. Biographical Dictionary of Australian Librarians, p. 73

Fincher, Beatrice Margaret (Shady). BA  BEd, ARMIT ALAA.  Senior lecturer in librarianship Melbourne CAE. Born 8 June 1924 Hamilton Victoria; daughter of James Rayner and Beatrice Annie Hartnoll (Parker) Shady, married Roy Fincher, 2 daughters.  Educated at MacRobertson Girls High School Melbourne, University of Melbourne BA 1948, B Ed 1975, RMIT ARMIT.  Positions Melbourne State College lecturer in librarianship 1970-73; present 1974-; Membership LAA associate, Victoria Branch president 1982, Schools section president 1976-81, AFUW Victoria president 1977, scholarship secretary 1970.  Honours: Queens Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal. Special interest in collection development, school libraries.