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Interview with Mary Frost [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Mary Frost [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/26
Date Range
April 1989
Creator
Frost, Mary (1907 - )
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Mary Frost was born in 1907, attended Miss Carter's School, East Adelaide School and St Peter's Girls School, went to Adelaide University to do English, travelled to England and remained there during World War II teaching at a school in South Devon, returned after the war and flew home in a flying boat, taught English at St Peters, very British focused curriculum, won two Tennyson medals at the school, became head of the English Department, and in 1972 she compiled 'A History of St Peter's Girls' School from 1894-1968'

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1 cassette
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Biographical outline ( 2 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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