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Cam, Helen Maud, 1885 - 1968 (medieval historian)



  • Existence: 1885 - 1968

Dates and places

Born Abingdon, Oxfordshire 1885. Died Kent 1968.

Geographical areas

Educated at home, Royal Holloway College, London 1904-1907 and Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania 1908-1909. Lived and worked in Cheltenham and London, 1909-1921; Cambridge (Girton College) 1921-1948; USA (Harvard) 1948-1954. Retired to UK (Kent ), 1954.

Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Medieval historian. Lecturer. First female professor at Harvard University.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Personal Papers of Helen Maud Cam, 1895 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Cam
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise personal and biographical records; correspondence; academic records; and records of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions.

Dates: 1895 - 1995