Bertie, Charles Henry

Librarian, historian, Australiana collector and author who was appointed as the first librarian of the Sydney Municipal Library in 1909. In 1918 he established within the Municipal Library the first public lending library for children in Australia. An active mnember of the Royal Australian Historical Society he wrote and spoke on many aspects of Sydney's history and amassed an impressive collection of Australian material.

Milestone
Born
Lionsville, New South Wales
18 Jul 1875
Died
19 Jul 1952
Occupation
Position
Sydney Municipal Library
1909 - 1939
1911