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Strong, Eugenie, 1860 - 1943 (nee Sellers, classical archaeologist and art historian)



  • Existence: 1860 - 1943

Dates and places

Born London 1860. Died Rome 1943.

Geographical areas

Educated in Cantal, France then Girton College, Cambridge, England 1879-82. Lived and worked in London 1884-1894; Athens, Berlin and Munich 1895-1897; Chatsworth, Derbyshire, 1897-1909; Rome 1909-1943.

Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Classical archaeologist. Librarian and Keeper of collections of Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth 1904-1909; Assistant Director of British School at Rome 1909-1925.

Admin / Family structure

Married to Sandford Arthur Strong (1897).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Personal Papers of Eugenie Strong, 1877 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Strong
Scope and Contents The papers include personal and biographical records, academic and personal correspondence, family correspondence, and working papers concerning publications and lectures. Correspondents include literary figures, archaeologists, Roman Catholic dignitaries, diplomats, artists and academics. Perhaps the most striking feature of the papers is the almost complete chronological series of 44 files of general correspondence [chiefly in-letters], 1879-1943, at GCPP Strong 2/1. The catalogue entry...
Dates: 1877 - 1965