Document (#20526)

Author
Nelson, J.R.
Title
John Wallace Metcalfe
Source
Cataloging and classification quarterly. 25(1998) nos.2/3, S.199-208
Year
1998
Abstract
Presents a brief acount of the career of John Wallace Metcalfe, focusing on his work at the Public Library of New South Wales (PLNSW) and New South Wales University Library, where he was deeply involved in the theory and practice of cataloguing, classification and indexing. Concludes with notes on his establishment of a library school within the PLNSW and his teaching there. Notes his long term conviction of the superiority of alphabetical subject catalogues over classified catalogues and his adherence to the ideas of Charles Ammi Cutter
Footnote
Articles included in an issue devoted to part 1 of a 2 part series celebrating people who have been leaders in the field of cataloguing and classification
Theme
Biographische Darstellungen

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