Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Diggle
Scope and Contents
Copies of Margaret Diggle's letters home from Girton 1923-26 (fourteen letters). The subject matter includes Quiller Couch's lectures (on Dorothy Wordsworth etc) and tutorials with Q., and coaching from F R Leavis (whom she describes), as well as other lectures (mainly in the English Faculty) from G K Chesterton (and his altercation with G G Coulton), Bertrand Russell (on China), and Middleton Murray (Clark lectures). In addition there are descriptions of life at Girton - her room, the Fire...
1923 - 1999