Papers relating to events at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, following the dismissal of Cecilia M. Ady

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to events at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, following the dismissal of Cecilia M. Ady, history tutor, including:

  • letters and papers collected by Walter Frank Perkins, MP, with copies of minutes of meetings of the Junior Common Room and Students' Committee, Nov.-Dec. 1923
  • a typescript account of events at St. Hugh's, 1923-4, extracted in 1956 from the diary of Mary Perkins, President of the JCR.

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Frank Perkins (1865-1946) was a surveyor and MP, Mary Perkins (his daughter) had been President of St. Hugh's College Junior Common Room (JCR).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1958.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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