• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001402

Interview with Elsie Haselgrove [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

  • Repository State Library of South Australia
  • Reference SRG 438/29/11
  • Date Range 1988 - 1988
  • Description

    45 minutes Elsie Haselgrove talks about her childhood in Glenelg, her family, Kangaroo Island, Proclamation Day and the Glenelg jetty, schooling at Hadleigh College and St Peter’s Girls School, studying at Adelaide University, father’s death, the Depression, joining the Lyceum Club, inter-varsity hockey team, studying Geology under Douglas Mawson, English with Professor Strang and Anatomy with Professor Wood Jones, gained her diploma in 1926, married and moved to Renmark, five children, became president of the Guides’ Association, Renmark community, husband’s move from Angove Winery to Mildara Wines, moving to Adelaide for children’s schooling, became Divisional Commissioner in the Guides, buying the Guides own property in Gawler Place, involvement in the South Australian Hockey Association, and the Lyceum Club

  • 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 Original WITHDRAWN.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 (6 pages)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Haselgrove, Elsie (1903 - 1997)
  • Primary
    • Girl Guides Australia (1926 - )