Papers of Dr. Patricia Shaw

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The subject files contain news cuttings, letters, extracts from books and reports and other manuscript material relating to the employment of shop workers and other occupations. Included is material relating to Margaret Bondfield, legislation, conditions, health, economics and trade unions

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. Patricia Shaw was employed by the Boots Pure Drug Company and investigated the health of shopworkers


Arranged in original order of alphabetical title of the file

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for consultation. Intending readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.


Description by Maxine Willett, Assistant Archivist, The Women's Library

Other Finding Aids


Related Material

The material collected by Ross Davies to write a biography of Margaret Bondfield is also held at The Women's Library, ref. GB 106 7/ROD.