Metcalfe, John Wallace
John Wallace Metcalfe was a librarian and library educator. He was Principal Librarian of the Public Library of New South Wales (1942-1958), Librarian of the University of New South Wales (1959-1966), and the founding Director of the School of Librarianship at the University of New South Wales (1959-1968). He was a leader in the Free Library Movement in the 1930s and was one of the founders of the Austraian Instuitute of Librarians in 1937 (later the Library Association of Australia and then the Australian Library and Information Association). He was awarded the HCL Anderson Award by the Library Association of Australia in 1973.