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Ros Bowden - interviews with people who knew Ida Leeson, former Mitchell Librarian, 1985

Collection Title
Ros Bowden - interviews with people who knew Ida Leeson, former Mitchell Librarian, 1985
Repository
Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
Reference
MLOH 23
Date Range
1985
Creator
Bowden, Ros
Description

Collection comprises - 5 cassettes - 4hrs 30mins.

Interviews with people who knew Ida Leeson. The interviews are mainly concerned with personal aspects of Ida Leeson's life, such as her appearance, her interaction with staff and colleagues and her relationships with friends.
1985; Interview with Jean Arnot of the Public Library of New South Wales, later the State Library of New South Wales discussing Ida Leeson and the history of the Library. (Call No.: CY MLOH 23/1; CY MLOH 23/4)
1985; Interview with Alexander Dix who worked at the South Pacific Commission from 1951 to 1956. (Call No.: CY MLOH 23/1)
1985; Interview with Daphne Gollan, an employee of the Public Library of New South Wales, later the State Library of New South Wales. (Call No.: CY MLOH 23/2)
1985; Interview with Sir John Kerr, who was a member of the 'think-tank' at the Directorate of Research during World War II. (Call No.: CY MLOH 23/3)
1985; Interview with Nancy Phelan who was at the South Pacific Commission with Ida Leeson. (Call No.: CY MLOH 23/5)
1985; Interview with Wilma Conlan and her son Telford who knew Ida Leeson during her time at the Directorate of Research. (Call No.: CY MLOH 23/5)

Formats
Sound recordings
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