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The foundation stone of the Library commemorates May. D. Harrison, founder of the Victorian Association of Braille Writers.

May Harrison was the Honorable Secretary of the Victorian Association of Braille Writers (established in 1894) which initiated Australia`s first Braille Library where she was employed as the first Chief Librarian from 1894 until her death in 1912

Location

Address:Commercial Road, Braille Library, Prahran, 3181
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.8525
Long: 144.995
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th October, 1918
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1918
Front Inscription

Laid by Sir Edward Mitchell KC, KCMG, October 26th 1918.

Library was a gift of the Edward Wilson Trust.

Library dedicated to late May D. Harrison, founder of Victorian Association of Braille Writers

Source: VMR,MA,RHSV
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