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Biographical entry Davey, Constance Muriel (1882 - 1963)

4 December 1882
Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia
4 December 1963


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.

Archival resources

Private hands (Robertson, J.D.C.)

  • Constance Davey - Records, 1900 - 1962; Private hands (Robertson, J.D.C.). Details

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • Constance Davey - Records, 1922 - 1956, PRG 104; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Edgar, Suzanne, 'Davey, Constance Muriel (1882-1963)' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds, vol. 8 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1981), pp. 216-217. Details
  • Edgar, Suzanne, 'Constance Davey (1882-1963), Psychologist' in 200 Australian Women: A Redress Anthology, Heather Radi, ed. (Sydney: Women's Redress Press Inc, 1988). Details

Edited Books

  • Radi, H. ed., 200 Australian Women: a Redress Anthology (Sydney: Women's Redress Press Inc, 1988), 268 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Turtle, Alison M., 'The First Women Psychologists in Australia', Australian Psychologist, 25 (3) (1990), 239-255. Details


Resource Sections

McCarthy, G.J.