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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.




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See Also: Biographies of American Library People


Women in Canadian Librarianship

Dictionary of Italian librarians edited by S. Butto'

Sources for the history of Italian librarians compiled by Alberto Petrucciani

World Library People on Postage Stamps

Wiki version of W. A. Munford's Who was Who in British Librarianship 1800-1985

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?


Thomas Bray

Andrew Carnegie

Anthony Panizzi

Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan

Margaret Windeyer, 1866-1939 (Australian librarian)



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