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Interview with Myra Jarrett [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

Item Title
Interview with Myra Jarrett [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
SRG 438/29/51
Date Range
20 July 1995
Creator
Jarrett, Myra
Description

Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History

Myra Jarrett lived in Adelaide all her life. Her two sons both have Chairs at Adelaide University. Myra joined the Lyceum club in 1966, had two terms as leader of the Travel Circle and was Convenor of Circles for 3 years. In 1977 the Australian Association of Lyceum clubs moved to Adelaide and Myra became Secretary. In 1979 the tri-ennial conference was held in Adelaide. Myra was on the excutive from 1989 to 1994 during which time the Club moved from the IOOF building to 54 Currie St. In 1990 the Australian Association of Lyceum Clubs secretariat returned to Adelaide and a Congress was held at Annesley College in 1991. In 1992 the 25th International Congress took place in Melbourne and Adelaide acted as a pre-Congress host to 50 overseas members. The Club's 50th birthday was celebrated in 1992.

Quantity
1 cassette
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Biographical (4 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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