• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6270

Chadwick, Doris Annie

(1899 – 1979)
  • Born 25 September, 1899, Newcastle New South Wales Australia
  • Died 2 March, 1979, New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Author, Editor, Teacher


Doris Chadwick was born in 1899 to parents Sheldon Western Chadwick and his wife Annie. Her father was a former editor of the Daily Examiner and the Newcastle Morning Herald.

Doris held a Bachelor of Arts degree and originally trained to be a secondary teacher, however she relinquished those duties to undertake journalistic work for the New South Wales Education Department. Doris was the assistant editor of the Department’s School Magazine from July 1924 to 1948 and editor from 1949 to 1962.

Archival resources

  • University of Wollongong Archives
    • Doris Chadwick [manuscript] : history of school education in Australasia
  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Doris Chadwick, 1942-1960 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Miss Doris Chadwick, editor, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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