Historical information

Edith A Kerr was Principal of CPLC 1950 - 1955. Kerr had an unusual academic and teaching background. After studying Arts at Melbourne she became the first female in the Presbyterian Church to take the three year post graduate Divinity Degree. Teachign expereince included 5 years at MLC Melbourne and at various schools in Korea. She also travelled to india and from 1947 was the Principal of the Deaconess College in New Zealand


Example of ongoing old collegian support of school. The school library collections were significantly established by donation or bequest of old collegian / community members.

Physical description

mid-blue cloth bound book with gold lettering and illustration on cover and gold lettering on spine.

Inscriptions & markings

Book plate on flyleaf: Clarendon Presbyterian / Ladies College / Ballarat / Crest / E A Kerr / Dec 1955