- Poet and Academic
Dorothy Derham was the daughter of H. and Grace Derham (née Taylor and one of four sisters including Mrs Aeneas Gunn), graduated at the University of Melbourne (B.A. 1919, Dip.Ed. 1920, M.A. 1921) and taught English and French to the examination forms at Ruyton Girls' School. She was first cousin to Alfred and Enid Derham, and a close friend of the latter.
Sources used to compile this entry: Historical Note Melbourne University Archives.