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'English Girl Boarders' Testimonies - 1967', 1966 - 1968

 Sub-Series — Container: KCAC/7/5/1966
Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAC/7/5/1966

Scope and Contents

Transcriptions of anonymised comments collected as part of the English Girls' Boarding School part of the Boarding Schools Research Unit.

The comments have been classed into the following categories: Arrival Best friendship Co-ed ideas Discipline Elders’ views on juniors Family relationships Group behaviour Hopes for the future Inner feelings Juniors’ views on elders Laws, rules and regulations Middle girls’ views Neighbourhood (the outer world) Organisation (human relations, day v. boarding, the system’s aims and ideals, the facility’s provisions) Pastoral care Rituals and traditions Staff and adults Top people (the life of senior girls) Underlife (mischief, corruption) Worship and religion Xpression (personal and group feelings, room for expression, restrictions)


  • 1966 - 1968

Conditions Governing Access

Although anonymised, some respondents may be identifiable and the records therefore contain personal information as defined under the terms of the UK data protection legislation. This item is on restricted access until 2028.


2 file(s)


See also 'English girls' boarding schools' by J. Mallory Wober (Allen Lane, 1971).

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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