Inductees 2014 - Miss Margaret Medcalf

Miss Margaret Medcalf

Miss Margaret Medcalf OAM, State Archivist 1971-1989

Margaret Medcalf OAM BA Dip Ed FLAA, was born in Albany, Western Australia, in 1926. After attending school in Albany and Perth she went on to complete her BA Dip Ed at the University of Western Australia before travelling overseas.

On her return in 1955, Margaret joined the Archives Branch of the State Library and rose to become State Archivist and Principal Librarian of the Battye Library in 1971. She was made a Fellow of the Library Association of Australia in 1986 and retired in 1989. In 1999 she received the Order of Australia for services to history.

Margaret was a charter member of the Zonta Club of Perth - the first club in WA - that was formed in 1971 though officially chartered in 1972.



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Inductees 2014
Ms Tenille Bentley
Dr Dawn Butterworth
Mrs Jenni Curtis
Dr Diane Davies
Dr Cynthia Dixon
Miss Kylie Forth
Mrs Elizabeth Heenan
Ms Victoria Kerfoot
Miss Margaret Medcalf
Roll of Honour - Ms Brenda Robbins
Roll of Honour - Miss Barbara Mary Hale
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