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#Vote100 Readings by Elizabeth Crawford, 2018-01-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA 1/2

Scope and Contents

Elizabeth Crawford was asked to read from her book, 'Enterprising Women: The Garrett's and their Circle'. Elizabeth discusses politics, education, the home and culture of the Garrett family. The book, tells the story of the Garrett family, who in the second half of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth changed the position of women in Britain forever. They pioneered access to education at all levels and involved themselves in politics. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Emily Davies, Millicent Fawcett left few personal papers, and biographers have had to rely on a few family letters. Crawford looked to re-create these women's lives. Crawford discusses how these women molded themselves within society.


  • Creation: 2018-01-02



1 item(s) : 01 hour 02 minutes (Audio)

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Finding aid date

2020-03-25 08:54:33+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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