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Papers of Margareta (Greta) Burkill

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8433

Scope and Contents

Papers concerning Margareta Burkill’s work with German and Austrian refugee children before, during and after the Second World War. The collection includes Burkill’s memoir and some correspondence. There are also notes on the children, including details of their accommodation during the war and their later careers. Also included is material relating to the Cambridge Refugee Committee.


  • 1938 - 1984


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5 archive box(es)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Dr J. C. Burkill of Peterhouse, 1985.

Original finding aid compiled by Dorothy Owen in 1985. Online catalogue revised by Sally Kent in March 2022.
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