Edythe Ellison HARVIE
Also known as: Ellison
Born: 18 May 1902
Died: 27 September 1984Special Achievements:
Seen in the photo at the rear drawing board, she was the first woman to graduate from the University of Melbourne's Architectural Atelier, after completing the course in 1928. The degrees were first bestowed the following year although she did not apply for hers until 1939. She was also the first Australian woman partner in a major architectural firm (Stephenson & Turner, 1946).
Schoffel, Sarah. (1989; vol. 27-28). Women Architects and Victorian Modern: 1930-1960. Transition: Discourse on Architecture, 71-79.
Willis, Julie. (1995, October 5). Ellison Harvie: A Woman’s Career in Architecture. Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning Research Seminar Series.
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Swinburne Research Bank. Nanette Carter.