Personal Papers of Phyllis Jeanne Ward

Scope and Content

The papers consist of articles (published and unpublished) by P J Ward, and her certificates.

Administrative / Biographical History

Phyllis Ward was educated at Rotherham County Grammar School and came to Girton to read Modern Languages 1927-31 (PhD 1933; MA 1939). She was awarded the Fanny Metcalfe Prize and two postgraduate scholarships which enabled her to undertake research work in Cambridge and Paris 1930-33. She held various school language teaching posts before becoming Lecturer in French and English at Bishop Otter College and then at Sheffield College of Education. She published articles in 'Granta', 'European Herald' and other journals.

Conditions Governing Access

Please cite as Girton College Archive, Cambridge, Personal Papers of Phyllis Jeanne Ward, GCPP Ward, P J

Acquisition Information

Given by Louisa Waring, a friend and executor of Dr Ward, April 2001.

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