William Archer

1830-1897; natural scientist and librarian; b. 6 May 1830; Magherahamlet, Co. Down; FRS, 1875, work on Protozoa; first librarian of National Library of Ireland, directed preparation of NLI catalogue; RIA Cunningham Gold Medal, 1879; resigned from Library, 1895; d. 52 Lower Mount St., Dublin, 14 Aug. 1897. DIB