• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6371

Shaw, Mary Turner (Mollie)

(1906 – 1990)
  • Born 14 January, 1906, Caulfield Victoria Australia
  • Died 23 April, 1990, St Kilda Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Architect, Historian


Mollie Shaw was the first female architect employed by the Public Works Department of the Allied Service in 1941. She was one of the first female architects in Australia to be accepted as an equal in the male-dominated architectural profession.

Archival resources

  • State Library of Victoria
    • Papers, [not after 1990] [manuscript].

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    • History and Historians