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Memoirs, [199-?] [manuscript]
Bib ID 282403
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Morris, Nonie
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description [199-?] 
1 cm. 
Summary

Memoirs detailing the author's life in the Narrigon and Gwalia regions of Western Australia and, after the Second World War, on the Woolianna property on the Daly River in the Northern Territory. Includes details of her relations with the local Aboriginal people of the Daly River region. There are also accounts of Morris's trips around Australia with her friend Marion in the late 1980s.

Biography/History

Nonie W. Morris, grew up in the Narrigon region of Western Australia. At the age of 16 Morris went to the University of Sydney to study veterinary science. Morris later married and lived in the Gwalia region of Western Australia. In 1939 she joined the Royal Australian Women's' Auxiliary Air Force. After World War II, Morris and her husband moved to the Woolianna property on the Daly River in the Northern Territory. After the death of her second husband, Bill, in 1985, Morris sold Woolianna and travelled around Australia.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 9202.

Subjects Morris, Nonie.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Daly River Region.  |  Landowners -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Northern Territory -- Social conditions -- 1945-  |  Western Australia -- Social conditions -- 1901-1945.
Occupation Landowners

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