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Author Dunphy, Joyce Caroline, 1912-1999, interviewee.
Title Interview with Joyce Caroline Dunphy in February 1985 / interviewed by Anne Reid.
Published/Produced 1985.

 Online  OH4114    AVAILABLE  


Call Number OH4114
Physical description 1 online resource (2 audio files (1 hr., 5 min., 23 sec.) : digital, WAV
Series University of Western Australia Archives oral history project
University of Western Australia Archives oral history project
Notes Title devised by cataloguer.
This sound recording has been preserved and made available by the University of Western Australia.
Digital preservation in WAV format.
Access advisory Access open.
Date/time and place of an event Interview by Anne Reid with Mrs Joyce Caroline Dunphy, took place in the studios of 6UVS FM on Monday, 11 February 1985.
Additional formats Audio cassette tape also available at the University of Western Australia Archives.
Original version Original version: 1 audio cassette University of Western Australia Archives OH45.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Biography/history Joyce Dunphy (nee Rossiter) was born in Boulder in 1912 and educated at Perth Modern School (on a selected scholarship) and The University of Western Australia (Honours Degree in Arts). She was a renowned linguist, musician, French scholar, writer, teacher, public speaker, as well as the wife of lawyer John Dunphy (died in 1973) and the mother of five daughters.
Summary Born Joyce Caroline Rossiter, Joyce talked about her interests since young, music, French poetry, painting, etc. and her teachers. She obtained a scholarship in German and French. She talks about the poorer standards teaching French at the time of the interview and her lecturers, like Prof. Walter Murdoch. She talks about the competition between engineering and law departments during her university days at Irwin Street and how she yearns to move to Crawley campus. She shares about teaching part-time during the Great Depression. She also talks about her involvement in Alliance Francaise.
Subjects Dunphy, Joyce Caroline, 1913-1999 -- Interviews.
Alliance Fran├žaise de Perth.
College teachers -- Western Australia -- Interviews.
Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Interviews.
French language -- Study and teaching -- Western Australia.
Music -- Study and teaching -- Western Australia.
Related names Reid, Anne, interviewer.