Olive Johnson research papers on the history of University of Auckland Library.
Scope and Contents
Material gathered for publication, The True University : a short history of the University of Auckland Library, 1883-1986, Auckland University Library, 1988 (Bibliographical Bulletin 16). Includes staff reminiscences, historical notes, drafts and proof copy, and photographs of Alice Minchin, library staff, and library buildings, some of which were used in the pamphlet.
The photograph of senior Library staff (1983) was probably taken by Wallace H. Floyd (Wally Floyd), who took many photographs of University staff during this period.
- 1920s - 1988
- Johnson, Olive A. (Title of work---True university : a short history of the University of Auckland Library, 1883-1986.) (Person)
- Johnson, Olive A. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Biographical / Historical
Olive Johnson was a member of the library staff from 1955, and Head of Acquisitions from 1959 until her retirement in 1976.
0.1 metres (1 box)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mr P. Durey, University Librarian, July 1989.
Collection was originally listed as MSS & Archives Vault 21.
- Academic libraries -- New Zealand -- Auckland -- History
- Auckland University College. Library -- General subdivision--History.;
- Libraries -- New Zealand -- Auckland -- History
- Minchin, Alice Ethel
- University of Auckland. Library -- General subdivision--History.;
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