May D. HarrisonPrint Page
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
|Address:||Commercial Road, Braille Library, Prahran, 3181|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.8525|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 26th October, 1918|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1918|
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