Robert Barr Smith (1824-1915), by Townsend Duryea State Library of South Australia, SLSA: B 11296 Robert Barr Smith (1824-1915), businessman and philanthropist, was born on 4 February 1824 at Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland, son of Rev. Dr Robert Smith, Church of Scotland minister, and his wife Marjory, née Barr.
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View of the Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide. Named in honour of Robert Barr Smith, businessman and philanthropist who donated 9000 pounds for books. Later the family gave 11,000 pounds and in 1928 his son donated 30,000 pounds for the Barr Smith Library Building. Restrictions
With a view to perpetuating within the University of Adelaide the memory of the late Mr. Robert Barr Smith, his family has given £11,000 to the institution. ...
Auchendarroch - the summer residence of the Barr-Smith's Barr-Smith's philanthropic activity became legendary. A member of the Council of the University of Adelaide for nineteen years, his donations to the University totalled £21,400, including £9000 to the library which subsequently bore his name.
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About. Retired from University of Adelaide Barr Smith Library 27th March 2020. 17th February 2018 began working in Access Services & Ask Library Team focusing on assisting all levels of Students, Staff and ALUMNI library members of or connected to University of Adelaide.
Alys Jackson: Barr Smith Library Reading Hour. Visit the Barr Smith Library and hear local author, Alys Jackson, speak about her personal relationship with books and the power of stories to influence our decisions and who we become. The University of Adelaide Library, in collaboration with Student Life, is hosting a FREE event for Australian ...
Mitchell Building, University of Adelaide (with man and penny farthing bicycle) & the Mortlock Library, North Terrace, Adelaide (looking West), 1879–1886 The University of Adelaide was established on 6 November 1874 after a £20,000 donation by grazier and copper miner Walter Watson Hughes , along with support and donations from Thomas Elder .
This work presents an overview of housing at Oak Valley, a remote Aboriginal community in the Maralinga Tjarutja Lands and paints a broad contextual picture of the political processes and resultant housing. It examines specific cultural and