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Personal Papers of Ann Franklin, 1954 - 1957

 Fonds — Container: GCPP Franklin
Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Franklin

Scope and Contents

Receipts for College accounts kept by her father during Ann Franklin's time at Girton. The receipts give an insight into the financial cost of being a student in the mid 1950s. There is a letter from K M Peace, the College Secretary, in reply to one from Mr Glossop asking for a figure for a student's allowance. Miss Peace's letter (19 May 1954) gives rough averages for clothes, books and spending money. The receipts cover fees for tuition, residence, club subscriptions, heating etc as well as details of her College Award.


  • 1954 - 1957

Biographical / Historical

Ann Glossop (Mrs Franklin) was born in Chesterfield and educated at Penrhos College, Colwyn Bay. She came up to Girton on a scholarship to read Natural Sciences 1954-57 (MA 1961). After a period as a research scientist she went into teaching, joining the staff of Channing School in 1973 and becoming Head of Science there. She became Registrar (administration and welfare) for the John Lewis Partnership, Milton Keynes in 1990. She married in 1958.


1 file(s) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Ann Franklin (through the Tutorial Secretary, Girton College) in 2003.


Franklin, Ann Bradbury, 1936- , nee Glossop

Finding aid date

2003-10-13 17:00:47+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Girton College Archive Repository

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