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Biographical entry Barnard, Marjorie Faith (1897 - 1987)

OAM

Born
16 August 1897
Died
1987
Occupation
Librarian and Writer

Summary

Marjorie Faith Barnard was Librarian-in-charge at the Radiophysics Division of CSIR. She was commissioned to write a history of radar which she completed in 1946.

Details

Educated University of Sydney (BA). Author of novels and general works, some written in collaboration with Flora Eldershaw under the name M. Barnard Eldershaw. "A House is Built", published in 1929, remained in print for 50 years.

Events

1980
Award - Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) received

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Marjorie Faith Barnard - Records, 1946, MS 016; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Marjorie Faith Barnard - Records, 1940 - 1946, ML MSS 887; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.