• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH003538

Amirah Inglis interviewed by Sara Dowse [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 3798
  • Date Range 20-Oct-98 - 27-Oct-98
  • Description

    4 digital audio tapes (ca. 202 min.) Amirah Inglis a writer, speaks of her current project of editing her Polish-born father’s memoirs, her family and her own own childhood in Melbourne, her political activism as a member of the Communist Party of Australia, her marriage to Ian Turner and events surrounding their move to Canberra in the 1960s, her involvement with the Australian National University and her teaching position at Lyneham High School, her second marriage to Ken Inglis, how their move to New Guinea in the 1970s was the inspiration for her first book which launched her writing career.

  • Access Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee.
  • Finding Aid Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 87 leaves) available.

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  • Primary Creator
    • Inglis, Amirah (1926 - 2015)
    • Dowse, Sara (1938 - )