Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer (Ellinor Archer)

Last Updated: 11 Dec, 2022 | Views: 163

Age: 85

Profession: Scientist

Other Profession(s): Librarian

Famous For: CSIRO's first woman scientist

Higher Education: Melbourne University (B.Sc. ,M.Sc.)

Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
13 Nov, 1893 (85 Years 05 Months 20 Days)
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Died on
03 May, 1979

Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 
Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer MBE was born on November 13, 1893 and died on May 3, 1979. In 1956, she was awarded the Order of the British Empire for her work as Chief Librarian of the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) from 1923 until 1954. Born in Malvern, Victoria, Australia, on November 13th, 1893, Archer spent her childhood in Malaya, where her parents were English civil engineers Oakeley Archer and Lucy Georgina Elizabeth, née Gaunt. She was the daughter of the Principal of Trinity College Women's Hostel (later Janet Clarke Hall) from 1906 to 1918.
The Commonwealth Institute of Science and Industry (Commonwealth Institute of Science and Industry from 1920) appointed Archer to the Seed Improvement Committee in November 1918 as secretary and investigator.
1922–23: Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer is believed to have written their bulletins on crop improvement and classification.
1923: The Institute's library was given to Archer, and he was reclassified as a librarian and scientific assistant following the inauguration of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (1926).
She spoke at the 8th Conference of the Library Association of America (1955) and wrote an article on Inter-Library Loans for the Australian Library Journal.
1954: CSIRO's Perth library was established after she visited other special libraries and provided advice.
As an active member of the Save the Children Fund, she collected and sold books after retiring on December 17th, 1954. On May 3rd, 1979, Ellinor died in Toorak, Melbourne.
Unknown Facts:
As part of the commemoration of Archer's lifetime accomplishments, a Google Doodle was created on November 12th, 2022

Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 159 cm
In Meters 1.59 m
In feet Inches 5'3"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 Kg
In Pounds 121 lbs
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Mary Ellinor Lucy Archer Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Oakeley Archer
Mother's Name
Lucy Georgina Elizabeth
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