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Papers of Jan Fullerton, 1984-2010 [manuscript]
Bib ID 4974680
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Fullerton, Jan
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [1984-2010] 
0.21 m. (1 box) + 2 packets. 
Summary

MS 10116 comprises papers documenting Jan Fullerton's career at the National Library of Australia, including her role as Director-General of the Library and her work as a representative of the Library in international fora. The material comprises correspondence, photographs and certificates. The correspondence includes letters of congratulation on Fullerton's appointment in 1999 as Director-General and her reappointment in 2002, letters of thanks from people who were invited to Library functions or who were sent copies of Library publications, and letters from former National Library colleagues and from other librarians overseas.

The photographs largely record Fullerton's attendance at international library conferences, congresses and seminars, including the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), the Congress of Leaders of National Libraries of Asia and Oceania (CONLAO), the Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL) and the Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL). In addition there are group photographs of National Library staff on the Library's steps, and photographs of senior managers, including Fullerton, with former Director-General Warren Horton on his day of retirement. Others depict Fullerton with the Governor-General, Quentin Bryce AC, and with Dame Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge. The certificates are for an ALIA HCL Anderson Award (2010) and Fullerton's inclusion on the Victorian Honour Roll for Women (2001) (1 box).

The Acc10.192 instalment comprises material relating to various farewell events held in honour of Jan Fullerton's retirement as Director-General of the National Library of Australia in 2010. It comprises three of Fullerton's name badges; a photograph of the staff of the Library in front of the National Library building, 23 September 2010; an invitation to farewell drinks, 23 September 2010; and an invitation to and menu for a farewell dinner, 5 November 2010 (1 packet).

The Acc10.215 instalment comprises handwritten notes for Jan Fullerton's speech at the farewell dinner held in honour of her retirement as Director-General of the National Library of Australia, 5 November 2010 (1 packet).

Biography/History

Librarian. Janice Lillian Fullerton was born in Queensland, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Queensland in 1966. In 1967, she commenced employment at the National Library of Australia in Canberra and completed a Graduate Diploma of Librarianship through the University of New South Wales. Throughout her career Fullerton undertook a range of management roles at the National Library, including: Principal Librarian, Cataloguing, 1978-1987; Director of General Collections and Services, 1987-1989; Assistant Director-General, Collections and Reader Services, 1989-1998; and Deputy Director-General, 1998. From 1999 to 2010 Fullerton served as the National Library's Director-General, and, in 2005 she was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to librarianship.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: MS 10116, MS Acc10.192, MS Acc10.215.

Related Material Jan Fullerton interviewed by Bill Oakes; Located at; National Library of Australia Oral History collection ORAL TRC 5684. 
Subjects Fullerton, Jan -- Archives.  |  National Library of Australia -- Officials and employees -- Archives.  |  National Library of Australia -- Officials and employees -- Photographs.  |  Librarians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women librarians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  National librarians -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Public officers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  Women public officers -- Australia -- Archives.  |  National libraries -- Australia.  |  International librarianship.
Time Coverage 1984-2010 
Occupation Librarians.  |  Public officers.
Terms of Use Copying of Jan Fullerton's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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