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Interview with Phyllis Crompton [sound recording] Interviewer: Necia Gilbert

Item Title
Interview with Phyllis Crompton [sound recording] Interviewer: Necia Gilbert
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/27
Date Range
24 May 1989
Creator
Crompton, Phyllis Owen (1906 - 2000?)
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Phyllis Crompton talks about her family. Her grandfather came to SA on the ship 'Fatima' and lived at Stonyfell. Her father worked for him in the business which sold skins, wool and olives. She and her sister were born in her parents house at Malvern and after her brothers were born they moved to Parkside. She attended Creveen school at North Adelaide and caught the tram to school. Father died of a ruptured appendix. Phyllis and her sister went to London and attended the Queensgate boarding school for a term, then for a year to a school in Paris and then the Sorbonne. Went to Adelaide University and studied history. Became honorary secretary of the Junior Red Cross and joined the Lyceum Club in 1928.

Quantity
1 cassette
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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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