Story: Andrews, Elsie Euphemia

Elsie Euphemia Andrews

Elsie Euphemia Andrews

As a teacher, promoter of women's causes and peace activist, Elsie Andrews touched many lives. She wrote, self-deprecatingly, 'In some curious way I appear to count with people, probably because of my bulk and owl-like appearance. It passes for wisdom'.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PAColl-0785)
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Photograph by Stanley P. Andrew

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How to cite this page:

Raewyn Dalziel. 'Andrews, Elsie Euphemia', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2021)