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Zinnbauer, Helga Josephine
Articles re, obituary notices

MSS 92 Z78h


Helga Zinnbauer was born 24 February 1909 in Orsova, Austria-Hungary (Romania). Helga was educated at a Catholic secondary school at Timisoara, and the University of Vienna (Ph.D., 1936) where she studied psychology. Helga and her husband Alfred Freund- Zinnbauer moved to Adelaide in 1940. She was initially employed as a library assistant in the Barr Smith Library on the 22 February 1943, completing the qualifying certificate of the Australian Institute of Librarians in 1946. She later served as Acting Medical Librarian (1949-1950), Periodicals Librarian (1957-1970) and finally Senior Library Assistant (1970-1974), before retiring on the 31 of December 1974. Helga Zinnbauer died on 16 December 1980.

Adapted from the Australia Dictionary of Biography


1. Photograph from the Advertiser

2. Article from the Advertiser.
    Wednesday, January 7th, 1981

3. Article from the Advertiser.
    Thursday, February 17th, 1972

4. Correll, Shirley Edith.
    Article from Barr Smith Library Staff Notes. December 1874. 2 leaves, photocopy

5. Biar, J.H.
    Address at the Burial Service held December 18th, 19880 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Flinders Street, Adelaide.

6. Order of service for the burial service held December 18th, 1980 of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Flinders Street, Adelaide

7. Article from the Advertiser
    January 16th, 1981

8. Biar, J. H.
     In full assurance of hope - article published in The Lutheran, February 2nd, 1981. 2 copies, photocopy

9. Adams, Cleworth
    One woman's work and witness - article published in Lutheran Woman, June 1975

10. Adelaide. University. Library. University of Adelaide Library News.
    Volume 3 Number 1. March 1981. Page 3 has reference to Mrs. Zinnbauer's death.

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