J.S. Battye


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 (1871–1954) Australian librarian and historian.

Battye was head of the Public Library in Perth, 1895–1954, and chancellor of the University of Western Australia, 1936–43. His publications include the Cyclopedia of Western Australia (1912–13) and Western Australia: A History (1924).


Subjects: Literature — Australasian and Pacific History.

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