Smith, Ivy Blanche Irene (1884-1975)

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Foster, Ivy Blanche Irene (1884-1975)
Field of activity
Teacher; Community Worker; Community worker
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1465207

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Ivy Blanche Irene Smith (1884-1975), teacher and community worker, was born on 14 April 1884 in Hobart, sixth child of Alfred Edward Foster, butcher, and his wife Harriett, née Lipscombe. Educated at...

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Ivy Smith in 1902, was the first girl to win a science and mathematics scholarship in the Tasmanian senior public examinations. She graduated BSc from the University of Tasmania in 1906 and had various teaching positions before marrying in 1914.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Smith, Ivy Blanche Irene
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Smith, Ivy Blanche Irene (1884-1975)
    Dodson, H. L.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 11, 649-650
  3. Where are the Women in Australian Science?
    McCarthy, Gavan; Morgan, Helen; Smith, Ailie; van den Bosch, Alan
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2003

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