Betty Scharf: Tape Three

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 8NLS/13/3
  • Dates of Creation
      Feb 1992
  • Physical Description
      1 audio cassette

Scope and Content

Husband's religion; living in Golders Green, Jewish community. Discusses her family and relations. Returned to LSE: established women's studies course - 'Sociology of Sex and Gender.' Assisted by Connie Veldig and Nancy Seear. Olive Stone. Links with Fawcett Society. Elected to Standing Committee of Court of Governors: Della Nevit, Mary Golding. Mentions Kit Russell, LSE placement officer and tutor. Cites examples of sexism at LSE. Nomination of Susan Dev to Standing Committee. Reflects on LSE's teaching ability. Worked with Elizabeth Weinberg on 'Sex and Gender.' Opinions on peace movements; Fawcett Society; Co-Operative Women's Guild. Joined Fawcett Society Education Committee, 1978. Became Chairman of Fawcett Society, 1983. Mentions Mary Stott. Ran conference on Sharing the Caring Careers. Fawcett Society' support for Equal Opportunity Commission. Talks about children's education and careers. Her interests and role as a mother.