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Davidson, Mavis Melville. Photograph.

 Fonds — Folder: VUW 2/412
Identifier: davm

Dates

  • c.1939

Biographical/Historical note

Davidson, Mavis Melville

Missing Title

1913c
Born
Mavis Davidson was one of a number of significant women climbers in the 1950s. With Doreen Urquhart and Sheila MacMurray she made the first all-woman, guideless ascent of Aoraki/Mt Cook in 1953. She had obtained an MSc from the University of New Zealand, and from 1949-1952 worked at Victoria College, Wellington, as a Demonstrator and junior lecturer in Zoology. She was also an expert on sika deer, and spent some time working for the New Zealand Forest Service. She visited Stephens Island with VUW Zoology staff.

Extent

.5 linear_centimeters

Language of Materials

English

Administrative Information

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Title
Davidson, Mavis Melville - photograph of women's hockey team.
Subtitle
J C Beaglehole Room - archives and manuscripts
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Nicola Frean
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written inEnglish
Edition statement
XML EAD edition

Repository Details

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