• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH002595

Lady Yseult Bailey interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]

  • Repository National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
  • Reference ORAL TRC 121/42
  • Date Range 11-Apr-73 - 17-Apr-73
  • Description

    Lady Yseult Bailey, wife of Professor Kenneth Bailey, recalls meeting Sir Kenneth when he was at college; his Vice Mastership of Queen’s College; Chair of law at Melbourne University; move to Canberra; domestic help; Sir Kenneth’s travelling; United Nations Charter; San Francisco Conference; Dr Evatt; John Burton; appeal cases in London; list of landmarks in Sir Kenneth’s career; Aliens Tribunal; Sir Kenneth’s personal interests and activities; posting to Canada; Sir Kenneth’s final illness; Ruth Barber; Sir Kenneth as consultant to the government.

  • Access Access open for research; written permission from Lady Bailey's executor for personal copies and public use
  • Finding Aid Transcript (25 p.)

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  • Primary Creator
    • Bailey, Editha Olga Yseult (1903 - 1980)