MAY HERMES, MBE    1899-1997

May Hermes, Gertrude’s sister, was the first librarian of the Crosby Hall Library when it was set up in 1928. The library eventually became the BFWG Sybil Campbell Collection.  May was then a young woman of 29 and served as librarian and later as special adviser to well beyond her 90th birthday.  A skilled book binder she rebound some of the books in the library.  She was also Secretary of IFUW 1941-1956.  To those who knew her, “she was a lovely person”.

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