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Christabel Pankhurst: miscellaneous, 1958 - 1962

 File — Container: GCRF 8/1/8/8
Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCRF 8/1/8/8

Scope and Contents

Material relating to Christabel Pankhurst as follows:
1) Memorial Fund Committee leaflet appealing for funds to erect a national memorial to Dame Christabel Pankhurst, including a sketch of the proposed design by J G O'Neilly [1958];
2) Summary of a speech given by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Kilmuir, before unveiling the Dame Christabel Pankhurst Memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens on Monday 13th July 1959;
3) Flier for Christabel Pankhurst's book 'Unshackled: The Story of How We Won the Vote', editor Lord Pethick-Lawrence, which was published after her death, including a photograph of Mrs Drummond, Mrs Pankhurst and Christabel being arrested by Inspector Jarvis [1959];
4) Postcard photo of a bronze statuette of Dame Christabel Pankhurst by Sir Charles Wheeler which was exhibited in the Summer Exhibition of the Royal Academy in 1962;
5) Photograph of the unveiling [19 May 1960] of a plaque in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, commemorating the election meeting on 13 October 1905 at which Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney 'asked whether the incoming Liberal government would give votes to women. Thrown out without answer, they continued their protest outside, were arrested and imprisoned in Strangeways Gaol. Thus was born the [militant] suffragette campaign which was crowned with victory in 1918'. (Lord Pethick-Lawrence is front left of the photo).




Dates

  • 1958 - 1962

Extent

1 file(s) : photograph

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Various

Finding aid date

2010-03-02 10:07:31+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Girton College Archive Repository

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