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Womens rights

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Freedom of Labour Defence Society, 1899 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCIP FLDS
Scope and Contents

The surviving archives of the Freedom of Labour Defence Society comprise minutes, correspondence, reports, investment papers and press cuttings. They were originally catalogued with the archives of the Society for Promoting the Training of Women, with which they were accessioned: they are presumed to have survived alongside the SPTW archives because of Jessie Boucherett's connections with both organisations.

Dates: 1899 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: Priority access to designated officers of Futures for Women (in line with the Archive's procedures).
 Sub-Series

Higher Education of Women, 1880 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CUR 61-61.2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The University Registry guard books were assembled from the 1860s onwards to accommodate loose papers and are the precursors to modern subject files. They comprise documents of all kinds on every aspect of University administration; for example, accounting, professorships, degrees, University officers, property, Colleges, and relations with the town of Cambridge. There are lists of the contents compiled by Registrary Luard (1862-91) and successors at the front of each volume. Titles are...
Dates: 1880 - 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Massie: Letters to him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8988
Scope and Contents Correspondence received by Massie on Liberal politics, women's suffrage, biblical studies, and education. Notable correspondents include the politicians Joseph Chamberlain, William Gladstone and Arthur Wellesley Peel, and the suffragist Millicent Fawcett. The correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order by name of sender with 'miscellanea' placed at the end of the correspondence. The whole collection has been calendared to provide short summaries of the contents, including some direct...
Dates: 1870-1928 (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).
 Series

Letter from Israel Zangwill (1864-1926) to the Editor of 'The Times', 1890 - 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/524
Scope and Contents

A protest against the tone of a leader on the female suffrage demonstration

Dates: 1890 - 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, 1801 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Bodichon
Scope and Contents The papers of Madame Bodichon are dispersed. A number are held at Girton, having reached the College as gifts, mainly from the Leigh Smith family, and by purchase. The bulk of the papers at Girton consists of letters from Emily Davies to Bodichon for the period 1865-1887. Early letters relate, on the whole, to the activities of the Langham Place Circle, the English Woman’s Journal, and the Kensington Society, later letters to the foundation and day-to-day organisation of Girton College....
Dates: 1801 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Bessie Rayner Parkes, 1654 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Parkes
Scope and Contents The papers have been acquired by Girton College in several deposits. The original batch was arranged and listed in 1985 and consists of personal writings, diary fragments, correspondence, newspaper cuttings and unpublished material for a biography of Bessie's early life. Additional papers donated in 2013 were arranged and listed in 2014: these comprise chiefly papers of and relating to Louise Swanton Belloc and family. Correspondence forms a large percentage of the archive (perhaps about...
Dates: 1654 - 2006
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Diane Worzala, 1972 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Worzala
Scope and Contents

The papers listed here comprise some of Diane Worzala's written work on the 19th century women's movement, in particular her doctoral thesis on the Langham Place Circle [GCPP Worzala 1/3], together with a small quantity of lecture notes and correspondence. Brief biographical notes from 1987 and a CV dated December 1988 are to be found in GCPP Worzala 1/10 and 1/16 respectively.

Dates: 1972 - 1994

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