Kathleen Mary Halpin: Tape Two

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 8NLS/02/2
  • Dates of Creation
      Sep 1990
  • Physical Description
      1 audio cassette

Scope and Content

Work for Lord and Lady Simon (former: Foreign Secretary). Involved with Women's Employment Federation run by Fawcett Society. Became public relations officer with Gas Council: growth of Women's Council; training Home Service Advisers. Involved with Lady Reading re Gas Council and Girl Guides. Went to Washington: represented Gas Industry at International Management Congress re home help scheme. Munich days. Head of London region of Women's Voluntary Service (WVS - now Women's Royal Voluntary Service: WRVS)). Took over as Chief Administrator of WRVS from Lindsey Huxley; opinions on Second World War.