HerStory

Nita Bernice KIBBLE

Born: 8/6/1879

Died: 4/2/1962

Special Achievements:

First woman librarian at the State Library of New South Wales, who probably gained her appointment by deliberately signing her name using her initials. She set up the library's first research department in 1918, and was appointed Principal Research Officer the following year, a post she held until her retirement in 1943.


Resources

  • Image - Portraits of Miss Nita Kibble, 1927 & 1954

    Image courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales, call nymber P1/889


  • Image - Portraits of Miss Nita Kibble, 1927 & 1954

    Image courtesy of the State Library of New South Wales, call nymber P1/889