Personal Papers of Joan Bennett (certificate)

Scope and Content

Certificate from the University of Cambridge of the 'Title of the Degree of Bachelor of Arts' conferred on Joan Frankau, 1924

Administrative / Biographical History

Joan Bennett (nee Frankau) was educated at Wycombe Abbey School and in Hamburg and Paris and came to Girton to read Modern Languages then English, 1916-19. She was a University Lecturer in English 1936-63 and a Fellow of Girton and College Lecturer in English 1953-63 (Life Fellow 1963-86). She was a supervisor in English for Girton and other Cambridge colleges over many years and published on the Metaphysical poets as well as on George Eliot and Virginia Woolf, amongst others. She married Stanley Bennett in 1920.

Conditions Governing Access

Please cite as Girton College Archive, Cambridge, Personal Papers of Joan Bennett (certificate), GCPP Bennett

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