Davey, Constance Muriel (1882-1963)

Also known as
Davey, Constance M. (1882-1963)
Davey, Constance Muriel, (Dr, OBE) (1882-1963)
Field of activity
Psychologist; Educator
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Constance Muriel Davey (1882-1963), psychologist, was born on 4 December 1882 at Nuriootpa, South Australia, daughter of Stephen Henry Davey, bank-manager, and his wife Emily Mary, née Roberts. She was...

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Constance Muriel Davey, psychologist, was appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Civil) on 1 January 1955 for education. Davey's special interest was 'mental efficiency and deficiency' in children, on which she completed a doctorate at the University of London in 1924. Davey was the first psychologist in the South Australian Education Department, with responsibility for all services for special needs children. Davey also taught at the University of Adelaide and helped establish the social work course at that institution. She was a member of the League of Women Voters, president from 1943-1947, and was elected a Fellow of the British Psychological Society in 1950. Her study, , was published in 1956.

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Constance Davey was a psychologist in the South Australian Education Department from 1924 after having studied in Adelaide and in England. She was active in child welfare and training, and lectured in Psychology at the University of Adelaide 1927-1950.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Davey, Constance Muriel
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Davey, Constance (1882 - 1963), Biographical Entry
    [2002]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Series: IspartOf Bright Sparcs
  3. Children and their law-makers : a social-historical survey of the growth and development from 1836 to 1950 of South Australian laws relating to children
    Davey, Constance M.
    [Adelaide]
    Published: Griffin Press
  4. Davey, Constance Muriel (1882-1963)
    Edgar, Suzanne
    [2006]
    Published: National Centre of Biography, Australian National University
    Series: IspartOf Australian Dictionary of Biography
  5. Faith, Hope and Charity Australian Women and Imperial Honours: 1901-1989
    Australian Women's Archives Project
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Women's Archives Project
  6. 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology
    Radi, Heather
    [Broadway, NSW]
    Published: Women's Redress Press
  7. Where are the Women in Australian science?
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    [2003]
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
  8. S.A.'s greats: the men and women of the North Terrace plaques
    Healey, John
    [Adelaide]
    Published: Historical Society of South Australia
  9. Constance M. Davey : SUMMARY RECORD
    [0.5 m : 1922 - 1956]
    Series: State Library of South Australia
    Papers of Dr Constance Davey, psychologist and social worker, including typescript of her book 'Children and their Law-makers', research notes and letters received.
    PRG 104
  10. [Biographical cuttings on Dr Constance Muriel Davey, psychologist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    Series: National Library of Australia
    Bib ID 323331
  11. Papers of Ruby Rich, 1943-1948 [manuscript]
    [0.09 m : 1943 - 1948]
    Series: National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    Miscellaneous newspaper cuttings, notes etc. dealing with women's achievements and rights, music scores, photographs, pamphlets, songsheets; minutes of the Equal Pay Conference, 1958; items about Vida Goldstein, British women police, Eleanor Mary Hinder, Henrietta Szold, and general women's matters; postage stamps and a curriculum vitae.
    MS 2260
  12. Papers of Ruby Rich, 1906-1984 [manuscript]
    [15.4 m, 110 boxes : 1906 - 1984]
    Series: National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    Correspondence, manuscript, minutes, speeches, broadcasts, cuttings, publications, mainly relating to Ruby Rich's involvement in numerous women's, Jewish, cultural and international organisations. They include the Australian Federation of Women Voters, International Alliance of Women, Women's International Zionist Organisation, United Nations Commission on Status of Women, Racial Hygiene Centre, Family Planning Association of New South Wales, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Judge Rainbow Memorial Appeal Fund, United Nations Association of Australia, Commonwealth Countries' League, Australia-Israel Society for Cultural Exchange and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Correspondents include her sister Vera Wild and Bessie Rischbieth, Edith Hedger, Julia Rapke, Constance Davey and Maurice Schalit.
    MS 7493

Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Davey, Constance Muriel
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. 200 Australian Women: a Redress Anthology
    Radi, H.
    Published: Women's Redress Press Inc, Sydney, 1988
  3. The First Women Psychologists in Australia
    Turtle, Alison M.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Australian Psychologist, 25, 3, 239-255
  4. Davey, Constance Muriel (1882-1963)
    Edgar, Suzanne
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 8, 216-217
  5. 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
  6. Constance Davey (1882-1963), Psychologist
    Edgar, Suzanne
    Published: Women's Redress Press Inc, Sydney, 1988
    Series: 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology

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  2. Pan Pacific and South East Asian Women's Association - South Australia (S.A.) Branch
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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 15 November 1957 [Issue No.145 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 3683

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    ... , to be Relieving Clerk of Petty Sessions,—from 6th August, 1957. Mr. Robert Arthur Davey to be Clerk ... , Leslie Hilton Francis Lynch. Department of Child Welfare and Social Welfare. Miss Muriel Nixon ... 2278 words
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  2. IN THE COMMONWEALTH COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION. Principal Registry, Melbourne, 5th June, 1931. NOTIFICATION OF THE MAKING OF A "REPRESENTATIVE ORDER".
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Monday 15 June 1931 [Issue No.49] p 994

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    ... , 580 Illawarra-road, Undercliffe. Battishall, Ernest, Woronora River, Como, Baxter, Muriel, 6 South ... -street, East Orange. Carr, Muriel, Atkin-street, Albury. Carr, Violet, Dalton-street, East Orange. Carroll ... 19226 words
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    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 4 August 1949 [Issue No.56] p 2199

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    ... Maude. Coulson, Harold Edgar. Paddison, Leila Janet. Davey, Rose Violet. Partridge, Elizabeth Daviea ... , Una Margaret. Finucane, Veronica Muriel. Talbot, Monica. Forrester, Beris McEwan. Thompson, Catherine ... 557 words
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    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Monday 23 January 1888 p 3 Article
    ... THE DAVEY-STREET CONGREGA-TIONAL SUNDAY SCHOOL     The annual distribution of prizes ... ;         FOURTH CLASS.-Fanny Kirby, 720. Spe-cial, Constance Moore, May Proctor ... 928 words
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    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Thursday 1 February 1934 p 46 Family Notices
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