Somerset, Gwendolen Lucy, 1894-1988

Alley, Gwendolen Lucy, 1894-1988, Somerset, Gwen, 1894-1988

Researcher, campaigner and lecturer in early childhood education. Born at Springfield, Canterbury, she attended Wharenui School, Christchurch, and later Christchurch Girls' High School, Canterbury University College and Christchurch Teachers' College. Educationalist, founder of Playcentre movement. Maiden name Alley; sister of Rewi and Geoffrey Alley, married Hugh Crawford Dixon Somerset (1895-1968). See http://www.dnzb.govt.nz/dnzb/

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Date: 1978-1987 From: Alley, Rewi, 1897-1988 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6533-253 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1985 From: New Zealand Playcentre Federation, Education Subcommittee : Records Ref: MS-Papers-6410-05 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1984-1985, 1987 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: PAColl-3712-25 Description: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders taken by Kenneth Quinn. Comprises six prints of Shirley Smith, taken 30 July 1985; six prints of Kendrick Smithyman, ta...
Date: [1960-1988] From: Bertram, James, 1910-1993 : Papers of James and Jean Bertram Ref: 93-103-04 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical Description: Holograph, mss, typescript, printed matter
From: Bridget Williams Books : Papers relating to Book of New Zealand Women/Ko Kui Ma Te Kaupapa Ref: 92-130-08 Description: Contains research notes, correspondence and drafts for entries Quantity: 1 box(es).
Date: 1959, 1980-1981 From: May, Helen (Dr), 1947- : Papers and recordings Ref: MS-Papers-11617 Description: Contains "Blocks" by Gwen Somerset; "Integration of education and community services in early childhood education"Lopdell House Regional Course and "Quality ...
Date: 1918, 1978-1987 From: Alley family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-11775-1 Description: Letters from Rewi Alley to his sisters, especially Joy. Includes one letter to Matron Pengelley, at Brocklehurst Hospital UK, dated 8 November 1918. Includes...
Date: 28 Jun 1984 From: Alexander Turnbull Library: Portraits of prominent New Zealanders, taken by Kenneth Quinn Ref: 35mm-27421-27a-F Description: Portrait of Gwendolyn Lucy Somerset (1894-1988), taken on 8 May 1984 by Kenneth Quinn. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Cellulos...
Date: 1965-1971 From: Shadbolt, Maurice Francis Richard, 1932-2004 : Papers and recordings By: Somerville family Ref: fMS-Papers-8936 Description: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings from a variety of New Zealand newspapers relating to the Somerville, Alley and Begg families. Contains some photographs and...
From: Ormsby, Mary Louise, 1947- :Negatives of portraits used in "Herstory '84" Ref: 35mm-80170-F Description: Portraits used in "Herstory '84". Includes photographs of Ella Ayo, Jessie Hetherington, Gwen Somerset, and Challis Hooper. Quantity: 1 b&w copy negative(s)...
Date: 1957-1969 By: Keenan, Jennifer, active 2007 Ref: 2007-201 Description: Collection comprises papers relating to early childhood education, playcentres and the New Zealand Playcentre Federation. Also includes material on parent ed...
Date: [1960-1988] From: Bertram, James, 1910-1993 : Papers of James and Jean Bertram Ref: 93-103-03 Description: Includes correspondence and programme for Alley's visit to New Zealand in 1960, also four photographs of Alley and four geetings photo booklets, 1979, 1981, ...
Date: 1944, 1960-1983 From: Alley, Rewi, 1897-1988 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6533-285 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: [ca 1894-1984] By: Somerset family Ref: 84-181 Description: Family papers and research notes of Hugh Crawford Dixon Somerset and Gwendolen Lucy Somerset (Alley) relating to adult and child education; diaries, 1930s; v...
Date: 1953-1954 From: Urlich, Audrey, fl 1953-2007 : Personal papers relating to kindergarten training Ref: MSX-8235 Description: Volume comprises notes on child development taken by Urlich while training to be a kindergarten teacher. Quantity: 1 volume(s). Physical Description: Holog...
Date: ca1930-ca1986 From: Alley, Rewi, 1897-1987 :Photographs Ref: PA1-q-662 Description: Half the album has photos of Rewi Alley mainly in China, but also possibly some taken in New Zealand, during the 1930s and 1940s. The second half of the alb...
Date: 1984 By: Ormsby, Mary Louise, 1947- Ref: PAColl-8062 Description: Negatives of portraits of Elizabeth Joan Batham, Eveline White Cunnington, Gladys Tait, Ella Ayo, Jessie Hetherington, Gwen Summerset, Challis Hooper, Sarah ...