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Betty Crombie interviewed by Barbara Blackman [sound recording]
Bib ID 1804669
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Crombie, Betty, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1987 
2 sound cassettes. 
Summary

Crombie, a teacher of pottery, talks about her schooling at Presbyterian Girls College, Warwick, Qld, from kindergarten to matriculation; Sydney University; friendship with Judith Wright; marriage to Charles Crombie, night fighter pilot during WWII, and his death just after the war. She then talks about her experiences teaching at Presbyterian Girls College, sharing the position of headmistress with Dorothy Green. Crombie then discusses her interest in pottery which she took up in 1966; the formation of the Queensland Potters Association in 1968 and her experiences teaching pottery in Queensland. The activities of the Queensland Potters Association are described in some detail.

Notes

Recorded on July 25, 1987 in Kenmore, Queensland.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-216489016

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (9 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 66 leaves) 
Subjects Crombie, Betty -- Interviews.  |  Queensland Potters' Association.  |  Art teachers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Teachers.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Barbara, 1928-, Interviewer

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