Southern People. A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography

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1998

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[Dunedin]: Longacre Press in association with the Dunedin City Council

Abstract

This biographical dictionary of those individuals who shaped the South had its beginnings with the publication of the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, and effort from Drs Erik Olssen, Dorothy Page, and George Griffiths, Ian Church, and Jane Thomson (editor). Two women who had a quiet influence on Dunedin’s cultural life were Dora and Mary de Beer, sisters of Esmond. Dora (1891-1982) and Mary (1890-1981) never married, and for the most part lived in London, except for their travels overseas. Robyn Notman’s article gives greater detail on the lives and activities of these remarkable women

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Edited by Jane Thomson, “Southern People. A Dictionary of Otago Southland Biography,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 4, 2023, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/11327.