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William Herbert Ifould OBE (1877 – 1969) was an Australian librarian and floriculturalist who was instrumental in the development of library services in New South Wales. He was the Principal Librarian at the Public Library of New South Wales (now State Library of New South Wales) from 1912 until his retirement in 1942.
|Address:||Macquarie Street, Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.866296|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1912|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1942|
|Monument Designer:||Arthur Fleischmann|
"NON OMNIS MORIAR"
TO W.H.IFOULD FROM HIS STAFF PAST & PRESENT
This Tablet Marks The Trustees Appreciation
Of Their Principal Librarian & Secretary 1912 - 42
WILLIAM. HERBERT. IFOULD. O.B.E. F.L.A.
Who Was Also First Chairman Of The N.S.W. Library Board
And First President Of The Australian Institute Of Librarians.
Through His Wise Counsel And Able Administration
Library Services Were Greatly Improved And Increased,
And During His Term Of Office This Central Portion And
The Dixson WIng Of The Library Building Were Completed.