Brereton, John Le Gay (1871–1933)

Literary scholar John Le Gay Brereton was appointed Assistant Librarian of the University of Sydney in 1902, nominally under the titular Librarian who was also the Registrar. He was appointed Librarian in 1914 and served in that role until he was appointed Professor of English Literature in 1921. He worked with the government architect on the design of the first Fisher Library (now Maclaurin Hall) and greatly strengthened the Library's holdings, particularly in literary areas.

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Born
03 Sep 1871
Died
Tamworth
02 Feb 1933
Position
1914 - 1921
1921 - 1933
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