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Mavis Michell interviewed by Bill Tully for the Australia 1938 oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2428524
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Michell, Mavis, 1908-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Closed access. 
Description 1983 Jan. 2-Jan. 8 
3 sound cassettes (ca. 155 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Australia 1938 oral history project ; ORAL TRC 2404 Int. no. 2912

Summary

Michell speaks of her family background; family life in Victoria; family values; school memories; university experiences in Melbourne; politics; lifestyle; employment in Melbourne and at the National Library in Canberra; the National Library its operations and staff during the 1930s; her work and conditions; the local area and community; recreation, social life and entertainment; marriage; childcare and childbirth; family life; home and living conditions; Canberra society; preparing for war; religion; political groups; Australian society; migrants and foreigners.

Notes

Transcript unavailable.

Recording quality varies.

Recording is accompanied by photographs.

Recorded by the Australia 1938 Oral History Project as research for the book Australians 1938 from the series Australians, a historical library.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Michell, Mavis, 1908- -- Interviews.  |  National Library of Australia -- History -- 1901-1945.  |  Victoria -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.  |  Canberra (A.C.T.) -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Tully, Bill, Interviewer  |  Australia 1788-1988: A Bicentennial History  |  Australia 1938 Oral History Project
Also Titled

Australians 1938.

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