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Mervyn Griffiths interviewed by Steven Guth for the Steven Guth collection on Walter Burley and Marion Griffin oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2803297
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Griffiths, Mervyn 1914-2003, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1992 
5 tape reels (ca. 84 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo ; 5 in. 
Series

Steven Guth collection on Walter Burley and Marion Griffin oral history project.

Summary

Griffiths speaks about his first meeting with Walter Burley Griffin at Castlecrag as a school boy; Griffins interest in anthroposophy; interior of the Griffin house; personality, interests and appearance of Marion and Walter; the community at Castlecrag; brief details of his own life; Northbridge in 1920s and 1930s; Rudolph Steiner.

Notes

Part of a collection about the life of Walter Burley Griffin, his design for Canberra and geomancy within his design.

Working duplicate and cassette copies made.

Recorded at Deakin, A.C.T. on 29th July 1992.

Subjects Griffiths, Mervyn - 1914-2003 - Interviews.  |  Griffin, Walter Burley, - 1876-1937.  |  Griffin, Marion Mahony, - 1871-1961.  |  Anthroposophy.  |  Castlecrag (N.S.W.) - History.
Other authors/contributors Guth, Steven, 1943-, Interviewer

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