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Margaret Alington
Vida
Nacimientu Christchurch Traducir30  de setiembre de 1920
Nacionalidá Bandera de Nueva Zelanda Nueva Zelanda
Fallecimientu

Wellington15  d'ochobre de 2012

(92 años)
Estudios
Estudios Universidad de Canterbury Traducir
Oficiu
Oficiu bibliotecaria, historiadora, naturalista, escritora de ciencia, botánica y esploradora
Emplegadores Universidá de Leeds
Premios
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Margaret Hilda Alington ONZM (nacida Broadhead, 30 de setiembre de 1920 – 15 d'ochobre de 2012) foi una bibliotecaria, historiadora, naturalista, y autora neozelandesa.

Vida y carrera[editar | editar la fonte]

Nació y educóse en Christchurch, Nueva Zelanda. Graduar pola Universidá de Canterbury con un Bachelor d'Artes en 1943.[1] Trabayó como bibliotecaria nes Biblioteques de Canterbury y de Auckland, Biblioteca Universitaria de Leeds, Biblioteca Universidá de Illinois (Urbana, EE.XX.) y na Biblioteca Nacional de Nueva Zelanda Alexander Turnbull (parte de la Biblioteca Nacional de Nueva Zelanda).

Munches de les sos investigaciones centrar na vida y obra del Rev. Frederick Thatcher, arquiteutu d'edificios de Nueva Zelanda qu'inclúin la ilesia de St. Mary (Nuevu Plymouth), y la Old St Paul (Wellington). La culminación d'eses investigaciones fueron el so llibru, An Excellent recruit: Frederick Thatcher, architect, priest and private secretary in early New Zealand, publicáu en 2007. Foi profesora conferencista sobre historia de Old St Paul na Escuela d'Arquiteutura en Victoria University de Wellington de 1978 a 2005.[2]

En 1977, Alington foi en gran parte responsable de la formación de "Los Amigos del Campusantu Bolton", güei "Bolton Street Memorial Park", que restauraron tierres, edificios y tumbes de personaxes históricos. Tamién escribió una hestoria detallada del campusantu Unquiet Earth.[3] Amás Alington realizaba visites empuestes, alredor del campusantu mientres munchos años.[4] Tamién escribió una hestoria de la ilesia (St Mary's Church), llamáu Goodly Stones & Timbers, en 1988.

Nel Añu Nuevu d'Honores a la Reina de 1999, foi fecha Oficial de la Orde del Méritu de Nueva Zelanda, por servicios a la hestoria local.[5][6] Alington foi una collaboradora al Diccionariu de Biografía de Nueva Zelanda.

Casar col arquiteutu neozelandés Bill Alington. La so casa anterior, güei llamada "Alington House", foi clasificada en Categoría I pol Heritage New Zealand.[7][8] Ye un exemplu importante "d'arquiteutura del Movimientu Modernu."

Finó na so casa de Wellington, Nueva Zelanda el 15 d'ochobre de 2012.[9]

Obra[editar | editar la fonte]

Llibros[editar | editar la fonte]

  • Frederick Thatcher y Viejo St Paul ye (1965)
  • Margaret Hilda Alington (1968). Old St. Paul's, Wellington: a pictorial record, Friends of Old St. Paul's Society, Friends of Old St. Paul's Society.; ; Pandorial de James del Dallas (1968).
  • Margaret Hilda Alington (1978). Margaret Hilda Alington (1978). Unquiet Earth: A History of the Bolton Street Cemetery. Wellington City Council. ISBN 978-0-477-06250-3.
  • Good Stones and Timbers: A History of St Mary's Church, New Plymouth (1988)
  • High Point: St Mary's Church, Karori, Wellington 1866–1991 (1998)

Artículos[editar | editar la fonte]

  • Alington, Margaret "Commanding a high point" New Zealand Historic Prestes (May 2001) n. 81, p. 35–37 [history of St Mary's Church, Karori]
  • Alington, Margaret "Peace for troubled ground" New Zealand Historic Prestes (Aug 2001) n. 82, p. 11–12 [history of the organisation set up in 1977 to caltenga and protect the Bolton Street Cemetery]
  • Alington, Margaret "Mortuary chapel, Karori Cemetery" Stockade (1999) n. 32, p. 3–5 [history of the chapel, built in 1891]
  • Alington, Margaret "Church and community" New Zealand Historic Prestes (sep 1996) n. 60 p. 28–30. [history of the 150-year-old St Mary's Church, New Plymouth]
  • Alington, Margaret "St Mary's homes" Stockade (1994) n. 27, p. 7–13. [history of the children's home that operated in Messines Road, Karori]
  • Alington, Margaret "Presta also of life" New Zealand Historic Prestes (sep 1991) n. 34, p. 22–23. [history of the Bolton Street Cemetery. Abridged and edited version of a speech]
  • Alington, Margaret "How I came to Karori" Stockade (1989) n. 22, p. 9–10.
  • Alington, Margaret Bibliography of material relating to Surville's voyage to New Zealand, 1769–1770 compiló Margaret H. Broadhead. ([Wellington, N.Z.]: Alexander Turnbull Library, 1956)
  • Alington, Margaret Christ Church Taita: notes giving some reasons why it could not have existed in 1845 Held: Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of NZ.
  • Alington, Margaret An Excellent recruit: Frederick Thatcher, architect, priest and private secretary in early New Zealand (con asistencia arquitectónica de William H. Alington) (Auckland, N.Z.: Polygraphia Ltd. c2007)
  • Alington, Margaret Frederick Thatcher and St. Paul's: an ecclesiological study (dibuxó y amestó apéndiz William H. Alington.) (Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer, 1965)
  • Alington, Margaret Goodly stones & timbers: a history of St. Mary's Church, New Plymouth (New Plymouth [N.Z.]: The Church, 1988)
  • Alington, Margaret High point: St Mary's Church, Karori, Wellington, 1866–1991 (Wellington, N.Z.: Parish of St Mary: Karori Historical Society, 1998)
  • Alington, Margaret Niue Island: a bibliography compiled by M.H. Broadhead. ([Wellington, N.Z.]: Alexander Turnbull Library, [1954])
  • Alington, Margaret Old St. Paul's, Wellington; a pictorial record (preparó Margaret y William Alington con ayuda de Dallas Moore) (Wellington, Friends of Old St. Paul's Society, 1968)
  • Alington, Margaret Old St. Paul's, Wellington [editó Margaret Alington y Tony Murray-Oliver; fotos color de Gavin Woodward]. (Wellington, N.Z.: Published and distributed by Friends of Old St. Paul's, 1988)
  • Alington, Margaret St. Mary's Church, New Plymouth: building research report (preparó pal New Zealand Historic Prestes Trust por Margaret Alington ente marzu de 1979 y xineru de 1982).([Wellington, N.Z.] : New Zealand Historic Prestes Trust, [1982])
  • Alington, Margaret Unquiet earth: a history of the Bolton street cemetery (Wellington: Wellington City Council, 1978)

Referencies[editar | editar la fonte]

  1. «NZ university graduates 1870–1961: Bri–By». Consultáu'l 28 de xineru de 2017.
  2. New Victoria Legacy Club Members 2012. Victoria University of Wellington Foundation. 25 de xunetu de 2012. Archivado del original el 27 de marzu de 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170327170501/https://www.victoria.ac.nz/alumniandfriends/document.doc?id=9. Consultáu 'l 17 de payares de 2012. 
  3. Warren Barton, "Cemetery's new lease of life."
  4. Diana Dekker.
  5. "Historical work brings reward", The Dominion Post, 31 d'avientu 1998, p. 2.
  6. 1999 New Year Honours List, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
  7. Letter: Alington House in good hands. 8 de febreru de 2011. http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/comment/letters-to-the-editor/4628534/Letter-Alington-House-in-good-hands. Consultáu 'l 17 de payares de 2012. 
  8. «Alington House» (en) (17 de payares de 2012).
  9. Margaret Hilda Alington Obituary. APN News & Media. 17 d'ochobre de 2012. http://notices.nzherald.co.nz/obituaries/nzherald-nz/obituary.aspx?pid=160477630#fbLoggedOut. Consultáu 'l 16 de payares de 2012. 

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