File: Ashburne Hall

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Ashburne Hall, a women's hall of residence in Fallowfield, Manchester. Unlike most other halls, Ashburne was governed directly by the University for the entirety of its existence. There is correspondence on a wide range of matters including: finances and fees of the Hall, social events, wartime arrangements, am outbreak of a streptococcal infection at the Hall in winter 1939/40, the appointment of Dr Edna Lind as warden in 1941, and various matters relating to tutorial and domestic staff.

Former reference: 38

Related Material

The Hall's archive is retained at the Hall; see VCA/7/711 and VCA/7/821 for the post-1950 files and  USC/17 for the minutes of the University committees which managed the Hall.