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Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - )

From
1922
Location
1/ 20 -24 Leigh St Adelaide 5000, Ph: (08) 8212 4508

Summary

The Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated was founded in 1922 by Helen Mayo who became its first president. Its object was to advance the status of women in professional life and in art and letters.

Sources used to compile this entry: Mackinnon, Alison, 1942-, The new women : Adelaide's early women graduates, Wakefield Press, Netley, S. A., 1986, 228 pp; MacKinnon, Alison, 'Helen Mayo', in Radi, Heather (ed.), 200 Australian women : a Redress anthology, Women's Redress Press Inc, Broadway, N.S.W., [1988], pp. 113-114.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Adelaide Lyceum Club, 1922 - 2000, SRG 438; Lyceum Club (Adelaide) Incorporated (1922 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Adelaide Lyceum Club Oral History [sound recording] Interviewers: Yvonne Abbott, Aileen Bond, Roxy Byrne, Barbara Drake, Necia Gilbert, Helen Jones, Dianne Kinnaird, Eva McLaren, Stella Sobels, Sheila Wesley-Smith, 1922 - , SRG 438/29; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Recording of reminiscences at Lyceum Club's 70th Anniversary Dinner [sound recording], 23 July 1992, SRG 438/29/42; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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