• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6353

Chipman, Elizabeth Rae

(1934 – )
  • Born 1 January, 1934
  • Occupation Author, Typist


Elizabeth Chipman was employed in various roles by the Antarctic Division of the Department of Science in Melbourne from 1954 to 1977. She visited Macquarie Island with the Australian Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) three times and was one of the first Australian women to set foot on the Antarctic mainland. Elizabeth was also the first female member of the ANARE Club.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Elizabeth Chipman, 1904-2010 [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Elizabeth Chipman interviewed by Ros Bowden in the Australian Antarctic Division oral history collection