Annie Maude Blackett

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Annie Maude Blackett (30 July 1889–12 June 1956) was a New Zealand librarian. She was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, on 30 July 1889.[1] She was one of the first Chief Librarians to be trained in New Zealand.[2]

Blackett arrived in New Zealand around 1907, and became a library assistant at Canterbury Public Library in 1913.

She was appointed chief librarian at Wanganui Public Library in 1918.[2]

She died in Wanganui on 12 June 1956.[2]


  1. ^ Springer, Randal. "Annie Maude Blackett". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Springer, Randal. "Blackett, Annie Maude". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 22 June 2017.