• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0922

Jarrett, Myra


Myra Jarrett lived in Adelaide all her life. Her two sons both have Chairs at Adelaide University. Jarrett joined the Lyceum club in 1966, had two terms as leader of the Travel Circle and was Convenor of Circles for 3 years. In 1977 the Australian Association of Lyceum clubs moved to Adelaide and Jarrett became Secretary. In 1979 the triennial conference was held in Adelaide. Jarrett was on the executive from 1989 to 1994 during which time the Club moved from the IOOF building to 54 Currie St. In 1990 the Australian Association of Lyceum Clubs secretariat returned to Adelaide and a Congress was held at Annesley College in 1991. In 1992 the 25th International Congress took place in Melbourne and Adelaide acted as a pre-Congress host to 50 overseas members. The Club’s 50th birthday was celebrated in 1992.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of South Australia
    • Interview with Myra Jarrett [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott

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  • Membership
    • Lyceum Club Adelaide Incorporated (1922 - )