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Women

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Audio podcasts for Women’s Parliamentary Radio, conducted by Boni Sones with contributions by Jackie Ashley, Deborah McGurran and Linda Fairbrother

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SOBA
Scope and Contents The first set of 76 interviews contributed toward Sones’ fourth book which coincided with Vote 100 Year 2018, entitled ‘When There’s a Woman in the Room’ covers a range of issues from the centenary of women’s suffrage to Brexit debates. These interviews also cover issues which have a profound effect of women’s lives and give MPs a chance to discuss openly issues that impact their constituents. The second set of interviews cover May - November 2019 and address a turbulent time in British...
Dates: 2017-11-15 - 2019-11-14
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Dorothea Oschinsky: Doctoral Thesis and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9355
Dates: 1933-1995
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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'Femina Vie Heureuse Prize', English Committee: Minutes and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8900
Scope and Contents Minutes, accounts, lists of books recommended and considered, letters from English and French committee members and prizewinners, and newscuttings. Letters from prizewinners: Percy Lubbock, Mary Webb (6), Radclyffe Hall, Virginia Woolf, H.M. Tomlinson, Charles Morgan (7), Stella Gibbons/Webb (4), Elizabeth Jenkins (2), L.H. Myers (2), Margaret Lane, Richard Church (2), and Robert Graves. Letters from French prizewinners: Joseph Kessel, François Mauriac, Marion Gilbert (2), étienne Burnet...
Dates: 1919-1940 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Minnie Pate: Scrapbook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7637
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of photographs; cuttings from the Cambridge Evening News, Cambridge Review, and other publications; and letters, relating to the Cambridge University Typewriting Office, Cambridge luminaries, and Cambridge life in general.

Dates: 1892-1963
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers of Eileen Power and Michael Postan

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8961
Scope and Contents

Power's papers includes material on EEP's time at Girton, research notes, lecture notes, papers on broadcasts and index cards. Postan's papers includes research material and correspondence and papers. Abbreviations: EEP: Eileen Power MMP: Michael Postan CRP: Lady Cynthia Postan

Dates: 1920-1940
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers of Nancy Lane

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10351
Content Description

Comprises: personal and biographical papers, including honours, appointments and life-history; papers relating to WiSETI (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology Initiative) and other related initiatives to promote women in SET; papers relating to talks, lectures and overseas trips on the topic of women in science; notes for Part II Zoology lectures; correspondence; interview with Pamela Smith for 'Women at Cambridge' event; photographs.

Dates: 1944 - 2020
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The Papers of Adeline, Lady Hankey

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY
Scope and Contents The collection of material held at Churchill Archives Centre provides a comprehensive picture of life in the Hankey family. The family correspondence in AHKY 1 illustrates the relationship between Adeline and her husband and provides detail of their life together and relationship with their children. Adeline's diaries (AHKY 2) mainly document the various journeys she made throughout her life, often accompanying Maurice. Scrapbooks and photographs (AHKY 3) provide a pictorial record....
Dates: 1850 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
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The Papers of Betty Behrens

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BEHR
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of: reading notes on both European and British history and also on historiography and other subjects; notes and offprints from Behrens's own writing and publications, on European and British history and also historiography; some reviews; correspondence relating to Behrens's work; lecture notes; some personal material, including sketches and notes for an autobiography; papers relating to the work of Behrens's husband E H Carr.

Dates: 1938-08 - 1985-08
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of one file of thesis reports, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Dame Athene Donald

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DNLD
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection relates to Donald's scientific career and research: including publications; academic conferences; papers relating to scientists collaborating and working for Donald; scientific findings and data. It also includes material, including articles, relating to Donald's role as a gender equality champion and a copy of her blog.

Dates: 1970 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until listed.
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The Papers of Florence Horsbrugh

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HSBR
Scope and Contents

Unfortunately few political papers or correspondence exist, and the most valuable section is Horsbrugh's own collection of presscuttings, HSBR 2.

Dates: 1926 - 1969
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Mary Agnes Hamilton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HMTN
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises a small collection of personal papers, ephemera, and photographs; printed copies of Hamilton's published articles and talks; biographical materials prepared by Hamilton's niece and nephew; and a series of Mary Agnes Hamilton's handwritten private diaries in small notebooks compiled between January 1938 and August 1945. The sequence of diaries is complete, apart from one diary dating from November 1942-March 1943.

Dates: 1892 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of the Sedgwick Club

Reference Code: GBR/590/SGWC
Scope and Contents

The Sedgwick Club Archive contains administrative documents including minute books, 1880-1926; financial records, 1880-1989; handwritten copies of papers given at meetings, 1880-; excursion scrapbooks, 1882 to 1950; social events records including menu cards; copies of club photographs 1900-1974 [NB: a full set of club photographs are on display in Cambridge University Department of Earth Sciences] and digitized copies of all group photographs [until 2016].

Dates: 1880 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: Some records are currently not available because they are unfit for production. Please see descriptions for further details.

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