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Leonard Francis Walters interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 125699
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Walters, Leonard Francis, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1981 Aug. 20 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 56 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 1235

Summary

Walters speaks of his family background and studies ; searching for employment during the Depression ; his first encounter with the Free Library Movement ; training at the Library School in Sydney then joining the Army ; working for the Public Library of New South Wales after the war ; his work as Secretary of the Library Board.

Notes

Recorded on 20 August 1981.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Related Material Portrait of Leonard Walters taken during an oral history interview, 20 August 1981; National Library of Australia Pictures collection PIC P1544/66D Album 900a LOC Cold Store PIC DE BERG 
Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (20 p.) 
Subjects Walters, Leonard Francis -- Interviews.  |  Librarians -- New South Wales -- Interviews.
Occupation Librarians.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

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