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Bowbyes, Avice Maud

Collection | Ref # ARC-0335 | Held by Hocken Collections - Uare Taoka o Hakena

What is it?

Title:

Bowbyes, Avice Maud

Creator:

Bowbyes, Avice Maud, 1901-1992

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

1.35 linear metres

Reference number:

ARC-0335

Description:

Avice Maud Bowbyes was born in Kaikoura in 1901. She gained a Diploma in Home Science from the University of Otago and a BS and an MA from Columbia University. She joined the staff of the Home Science School at the University of Otago 1923, eventually becoming the head of the Clothing Department in 1928. She later became head of the faculty. Her interest in couture led to study in Paris, where she attended many fashion shows during the 1950s and 1960s. She published a book, 'Suit Yourself', in 1968. Avice Bowbyes died in 1992.

Scope and contents:

The collection consists of papers, photographs and clippings, mainly relating to fashions in clothing, c.1930s-1970s. They illustrate the work of clothing students at Otago University.

Dates covered:

1901 - 1995

Access conditions:

Not restricted

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Dunedin

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Keywords:

Fashion

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