Personal Papers of Georgina Buckler, 1889 - 1993
Scope and Contents
The papers comprise photocopies of two of Georgina Buckler's diaries and some biographical material.
- 1889 - 1993
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is presumed to be held by Charlotte Roueche.
Biographical / Historical
Georgina Grenfell Walrond was born in 1868, the daughter of Theodore Walrond, a Civil Service Commissioner, and Charlotte Elliot Grenfell. She was educated at Notting Hill High School and came up as a College Scholar to read Classics at Girton College 1888 - 1891. In 1891 she was the only woman in the University to achieve a First Class in the Classical Tripos. She married William Hepburn Buckler of Baltimore in 1892 and lived in Baltimore for fifteen years. She also lived in Spain for a few months when her husband accepted a diplomatic post there. She assisted her husband with his archaeological work and wrote a number of articles with him. She served under Lord Robert Cecil at the Enquiry Department for Wounded and Missing, Red Cross and Order of St John, 1914-20, in Paris and in England. She also served on the Council of the Girls' Public Day School Trust 1912-37. An out-student of St Hugh's College, Oxford, she obtained a DPhil in 1927. Georgina Buckler was created CBE in 1918. She died in 1953.
4 file(s) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Original diaries held by Charlotte Roueche.
DateText: Diaries 1889-1891; autobiographical article 1928, and biographical article 1993.
Buckler, Georgina Grenfell, nee Walrond, 1868-1953, classicist
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