• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6237

Turner, Ann

(1929 – 2011)
  • Born 1 January, 1929
  • Died 31 December, 2011
  • Occupation Academic, Activist, Historian


Ann Turner completed a Bachelor of Arts in 1950 and a Diploma of Education in 1951, at the University of Sydney. Ann then went on to complete a Master of Education at the Universities of Melbourne and New England, from 1980 to 1987.

Ann taught at primary and secondary schools in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and London, prior to taking up positions as lecturer at both the Hawthorn Institute of Education and the University of Papua New Guinea, from c. 1972 until the 1990s.

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    • Papers of Ann Turner, 1901-2009 (bulk 1975-2004) [manuscript]
  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Betty Marginson interviewed by Ann Turner [sound recording]

Related entries

  • Related Concepts
    • History and Historians