• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001388

Interview with Alison Dolling [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 438/29/2
  • Date Range 12-Dec-85 - 12-Dec-85
  • Description

    50 minutes Alison Dolling was born in St Peters and grew up in Tranmere. She talks about the shopkeepers, Church of Christ school called Ellerslie, Methodist Ladies College, university education in Adelaide and Berkeley, studying and working as an au pair in London, teaching in South Australia and New South Wales, teaching ex-servicemen after World War II, the Land Army, teaching career, joined the Lyceum Club in 1965, joined the Chronicle newspaper as the editor of the Women’s Pages, unemployed after the Chronicle closed down, book ‘Chronicle cameos’, district history of Marion, research on John Harvey and the Spoehr family, visit to Germany, family history and German ancestry, and work on the book South Australian Women Artists by Shirley Cameron Wilson.

  • Formats Sound recording (cassette) analogue
  • Access Access to use copies only with written permission from the donor. Contact the President, Lyceum Club. Original WITHDRAWN.
  • Finding Aid Biographical outline, (3 pages)