Personal Papers of Annie Abram

Scope and Content

Album of photographs of misericords in Britain and Europe with bundle of notes, illustrations and further photographs on the subject. Also flyer for Annie Abram's book 'English life and manners in the later Middle Ages' (London: Routledge, 1913) for which the misericords were a source.

Administrative / Biographical History

Annie Abram was born and brought up in London, educated at home and at private school and came to Girton 1902-05 to read History. She received a BA in 1906 from Trinity College Dublin (quasi ad eundem) and a DSc in 1908 from London University. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1911. She published on social and economic medieval history.

Access Information

Please cite as Girton College Archive, Cambridge, Personal Papers of Annie Abram, GCPP Abram

Acquisition Information

The album was given by Janet Sondheimer, December 1992

Other Finding Aids

As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue was available at

Archivist's Note

Collection Description taken from JANUS in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project