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Frost, Mary (1907 - )

Born
1907
Occupation
Teacher

Summary

Mary Frost attended Miss Carter's School, East Adelaide School and St Peter's Girls School. She went to Adelaide University to do English. At the outbreak of World War II Frost was in England teaching at a school in South Devon. She returned to Adelaide after the war, returning in a flying boat. Frost became an English teacher at St Peters where she won two Tennyson medals at the school. Later she became head of the English Department. Frost compiled A History of St Peter's Girls' School from 1894-1968, in 1972.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.catalog.slsa.sa.gov.au:1083/search/aFrost%2C+Mary%2C+1907-/afrost+mary+1907/-5,-1,0,B/frameset&FF=afrost+mary+1907&1,1, accessed 2004-04-19.

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Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Interview with Mary Frost [sound recording] Interviewer: Yvonne Abbott, April 1989, SRG 438/29/26; Frost, Mary (1907 - ); State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Anne Heywood and Robin Secomb

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