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Jennings, Vera

Occupation
Academic and Lecturer

Summary

Vera Jennings was among the first group of 58 students to graduate in the Arts Honours course at the University of Melbourne in 1920-21.

Jennings then joined the English Department as a tutor (1929-) before becoming an Acting Lecturer (March 1942-), a Lecturer (1947-) and finally a Senior Lecturer (1951-). She retired on 28 February 1965.

Sources used to compile this entry: Kelly, Farley, Degrees of liberation : a short history of women in the University of Melbourne, Women Graduates Centenary Committee, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic., 1985, 172 pp; Records by Vera Jennings, 87/49; The University of Melbourne Archives.

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Records by Vera Jennings, 87/49; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Clare Land

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