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Susan Margaret Magarey (1943-)
Draft of and papers re 'Looking Back: Looking Forward - a century of the Queen Adelaide Club 1909-2009'

MSS 0126

Biographical Note

Susan Magarey AM, FASSA, PhD, has degrees in English Literature and History from Adelaide University and the Australian National University. She was Director of the Research Centre for Women's Studies at Adelaide University where she is now Adjunct-Professor in History. She is the author of two monographs: the prize-winning biography of Catherine Helen Spence, Unbridling the Tongues of Women (1986) and Passions of the First-Wave Feminists (2001), and, with Kerrie Round, co-author of Roma the First: a Biography of Dame Roma Mitchell (Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2007). She has published more than sixty articles and book chapters and edited eight collections of articles - including Women in a Restructuring Australia: Work & Welfare (1995) with Anne Edwards, and Debutante Nation: Feminism Contests the 1890s (1993) with Sue Rowley and Susan Sheridan - and was for twenty years the Founding Editor of the tri-annual journal, Australian Feminist Studies.

She is the founder of the Magarey Medal for Biography and a member of the Board of the History Trust of South Australia. She is writing a history of the Women's Liberation Movement in Australia.

These papers were donated by Susan Magarey in April 2009.

Contents Listing

Series 1. Draft typescript  2 cm
Draft computer printout of Looking Back Looking Forward marked up for publication [2009].

Series 2. Early version of Chapter 4: "Keeping up standards 1965-1985", with note from Rosemary Wilkinson. RESTRICTED until 31 January 2039 without written authorisation from Susan Magarey or the Queen Adelaide Club.

Cheryl Hoskin

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