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Interview with Alison Dolling [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Alison Dolling [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/2
Date Range
12 December 1985
Creator
Dolling, Alison Mary (1917 - 2006)
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Alison Dolling was born in St Peters and grew up in Tranmere. She talks about the shopkeepers, Church of Christ school called Ellerslie, Methodist Ladies College, university education in Adelaide and Berkeley, studying and working as an au pair in London, teaching in South Austrlaia and New South Wales, teaching ex-servicemen after World War II, the Land Army, teaching career, joined the Lyceum Club in 1965, joined the Chronicle newspaper as the editor of the Women's Pages, unemployed after the Chronicle closed down, book 'Chronicle cameos', district history of Marion, reesearch on John Harvey and the Spoehr family, visit to Germany, family history and German ancestry, and work on the book South Australian Women Artists by Shirley Cameron Wilson

Quantity
1 cassette
Finding Aid

Biographical outline, (3 pages)

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  • Adelaide Lyceum Club, 1922 - 2000, SRG 438; Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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