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Girton College memorabilia, 1949 - 1956

 File — Container: GCPP Walker 1
Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Walker 1

Scope and Contents

File contains the following:
1) Girton College Ball dance programmes, 1949-53;
2) Handwritten invitations to Margaret Walker’s own particular group of friends (including John Sudbury) for the Girton College Ball, 1951-52, including a dinner menu for the 1951 occasion;
3) Two telegrams from K M Peace to M W, 14 and 22 March 1949, inviting her to interview and informing her of the award of a scholarship respectively;
4) Letter from K M Peace to M W informing her of the award of a scholarship, 22 March 1949;
5) List of those awarded Girton scholarships and exhibitions, 22 March 1949;
5a) Correspondence and papers relating to Ministry of Education State Scholarships and University Supplemental Awards, including a note of financial assistance awarded to Margaret Walker, 1949;
6) Programme for Girton College Freshers’ Rag Michaelmas Term 1949;
7) Letters from K M Peace to M W, 1952, 1953 and 1954, informing her of her election and re-election to Tucker-Price Studentships for 1952-53, 1953-54 and 1954-55 respectively;
8) Notice from the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 30 June 1952, of the award to M W of a maintenance allowance for postgraduate training in scientific research for 1952-54;
9) Letter to Margaret Sudbury, 31 January 1956, from the University of Cambridge General Board of the Faculties informing her that she has been approved for the PhD degree;
10) Two plans of Girton College, presumably early 1950s;
11) Two-page biography of Margaret Sudbury (based on but containing more detail than the biographical headnote above).


  • 1949 - 1956


1 file(s) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Margaret Sudbury, February 2016. Item 5a was donated by Margaret Sudbury, October 2018.


Walker, Margaret

Finding aid date

2018-10-29 10:33:18+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Girton College Archive Repository

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