LIBRARIAN JOINS ARMY
The librarian of the Mitchell Library, Miss Ida Leeson has received a commission in the Army, and is now attached to the Directorate of Re- search of the Army, Victoria Barracks Melbourne.
Captain Leeson was the first woman to be appointed Mitchell Librarian. She joined the Public Library in 1906, was attached to the Mitchell Library from 1909 till 1919, when she trans- ferred to the Public Library staff until 1932, when she became Mitchell Librarian.
Captain Leeson is an Arts graduate of Sydney University.