• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0138

Dobbie, Nita May

(1904 – 1992)
  • Born 1 January, 1904
  • Died 17 April, 1992
  • Occupation Librarian


Raised by her aunt, Nita Bernice Kibble, Dobbie worked as a librarian and research officer. She established the ‘Kibble Awards for Women Writers’ in memory of her aunt. The ‘Nita May Dobbie Literary Award’ was established in 1996 in her memory.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection
    • Jean Fleming Arnot - personal and professional papers, 1890-1995
    • State Library of New South Wales - Jean Arnot interviewed by Rosemary Block about her life after she retired from the State Library. She also speaks in some detail of her colleagues Miss Nita Kibble and Miss Nita Dobbie, 1994.

Related entries

  • Related Women
    • Kibble, Nita Bernice (1879 - 1962)
  • Related Events
    • Kibble Awards for Women Writers
    • Nita May Dobbie Literary Award (1992 - )
  • Related Awards
    • Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers