The archive consists of a photocopy of a typescript autobiographical essay by Kay Pilpel entitled, 'Growing up in the 1930s' in which she describes her family background, the Jewish community in London from the 1890s onwards, and her daily life as a child and schoolgirl at Tottenham High School for Girls, including her experience of evacuation during the Second World War. The essay is illustrated with family trees and includes copies of family photographs.
Autobiography of Kay Pilpel
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 106 7KPL
- Former ReferenceGB 106 Row 66 Bay D.4
- Dates of CreationDec 1996
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.5 A box (1 folder)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Kay Pilpel (fl.1930s) grew up in the Jewish community of Stamford Hill, London, in the 1930s as the daughter of a lithographer. She attended Tottenham High School for Girls.
This collection is available for consultation. Readers are advised to contact The Womens Library in advance of their first visit.
Deposited by Kay Pilpel in 2002.
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Fonds Description (1 folder only)