Patricia Jacobsen is a retired professional archivist/historical researcher with a Master of Letters in Public History. She has undertaken considerable historical research for public and private organizations. As part of her archival role, Patricia prepared many in-house historical articles and was responsible for exhibitions and commemorative events. After her retirement, she undertook the role of voluntary newsletter editor for a religious historical society. She maintains a strong interest in Australian and local history by her membership of several historical and heritage societies.