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McLaren, Eva (1898 - )

Born
1898
Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Summary

Eva McLaren was born in Yorkshire and educated in England and Switzerland. She lived in India where at one stage she met Mohandas (Mahatma Ghandi). On a visit to Australia she met and married Captain Edward Smith McLaren. She joined the Lyceum Club and joined every circle except the Italian and bridge circles. McLaren was president in 1948-1949 and 1959-1961.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/dMcLaren%2C+Eva%2C+1898-/dmclaren+eva+1898/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=dmclaren+eva+1898&1,1, accessed 2004-04-07.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Eva McLaren [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott, c. 1986, SRG 438/29/21; McLaren, Eva (1898 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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