Kōrero: Chapman, Sylvia Gytha de Lancey

Sylvia Gytha de Lancey Chapman

Sylvia Gytha de Lancey Chapman

Sylvia Gytha de Lancey Chapman (left) with an unidentified woman, 1 May 1940. Although she achieved national prominence as a medical reformer, president of the YWCA, and founder of CORSO in New Zealand, Dr Sylvia Chapman was shy and quiet, with strong spiritual beliefs.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Esther Irving. 'Chapman, Sylvia Gytha de Lancey', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/4c17/chapman-sylvia-gytha-de-lancey (accessed 29 September 2020)