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Stroma Buttrose interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]

Title
Stroma Buttrose interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Repository
National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
Reference
ORAL TRC 1/1072-1073
Date Range
24 February 1978
Creator
de Berg, Hazel Estelle (1913 - 1984)
Buttrose, Stroma (1929 - )
Description

Buttrose speaks of her work as Commissioner of the Planning Appeal Board ; she speaks of her beginnings as a writer ; her childhood in South Australia ; winning first prize in a poetry competition ; teaching geography ; joining the State Planning Office in 1957 ; she describes the way she writes ; her studies in town planning. Buttrose reads the poems: "Writing office", "Man", "A day in the south", "John McDowall Stuart", "The growth of love by telephone" and "The look of love".

Access
Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
Finding Aid

Transcript available (29 p.)

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