• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH004205

Frances Margaret McGuire : SUMMARY RECORD

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference PRG 336
  • Date Range 1925 - 1995
  • Description

    Papers of Frances Margaret McGuire, author and garden designer, comprising student exercises, autograph books, diaries, literary manuscripts, correspondence, including Cheadle family correspondence and notebooks, papers relating to war service of Private Julian McGuire and Commander J.M. Walker, family photographs, photographs relating to the naval and diplomatic career of Dominic Paul McGuire, and works by F.M. McGuire, Paul McGuire and Betty Arnott, certificates, legal documents and tape recordings. Frances Margaret Cheadle was born at Glenelg in 1900. Educated at Girton House Girls’ Grammar School. Studied biological science at University of Adelaide and worked as biochemist under Professor Brailsford Robertson (1884-1930). Married diplomat Dominic Paul McGuire (1903-1978) in 1927. Chairman of South Australian Pioneer Women’s Memorial Trust, member of Australian delegation to League of Nations (1939), Federal Executive of National Council of Women of Australia, and Naval Historical Society of South Australia, and co-founder of Dante Alighieri Society of South Australia. Lived and travelled extensively overseas, and was well known as a journalist and writer.

  • Quantity 0 2.2 m
  • Access No restrictions on access
  • Finding Aid http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/archivaldocs/prg/PRG336_FrancesMargaretMcGuire_boxlist.pdf

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  • Primary Creator
    • McGuire, Francis Margaret Cheadle (1900 - 1995)