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Athol School

 Record Group
Identifier: A0130
Overview Collection contains Annual Classification Returns for 1883 to 1954, as well as building plans and specifications relating to the maintenance of the school buildings, facilities, and residence.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1883 - c.1991

RICHMOND, Audrey interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 21
Identifier: H0151
Overview Audrey discusses life on the Soper family farm at Athol, her education, the clothing worn there and sports; how the various epidemics (Polio, diphtheria) affected the school. She tells of the impact of the war, of family members going to war, the method of Military call up and volunteers; of keeping in touch through letters and parcels. She describes life on the farm during this time e.g. milking, butter making and the killing of farm animals to supply meat to Athol and the use of coupons....
Dates: 2007

SOPER, Alistair (Ack) interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 11
Identifier: H0158
Overview In this interview Ack covers his family history, his education, marriage and life in Athol including in this weather conditions, railway services, the industry that goes around farming and social life e.g. dances, movies etc. He tells of various farming types used e.g. sheep and fescue as a cash crop. He also mentions goldmining at Nokomai.
Dates: 2007

SOPER, Nancy interviewed by Jenny Campbell

 Record Group — Box: 12
Identifier: H0159
Overview In this interview Nancy shares stories from her early life in Athol, through to marriage, family, life as a farmer’s wife and the 1984 floods.
Dates: 2007