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Wood-Legh, Kathleen Louise, 1901-1981 (historian)



  • Existence: 1901 - 1981


Kathleen Louise Wood-Legh (1901-1981) was born in Ontario, Canada, and attended McGill University. Despite suffering from blindness, she obtained a Ph.D. in British medieval history from Cambridge University in 1932, and went on to publish journals and articles on medieval history, as well as founding the Lucy Cavendish College of Women in Cambridge.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Kathleen Louise Wood-Legh: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8384
Scope and Contents

Research material, correspondence and examples of Wood-Legh's work.

Dates: 1854-1982
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