Box 1: correspondence and school speeches c 1960-1986. Box 2: newscuttings, pamphlets and correspondence, some relating to Girton College. Box 3: correspondence chiefly relating to Cambridge High School for Girls and Long Road VI Form College
Personal Papers of Roma Irene Brookes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Roma Irene Brookes was born in 1916 and died in 1990. She studied Modern and Medieval Languages at Girton College from 1935-1938. After Girton she taught Modern Languages. Her first post as a Headmistress was at Yarmouth High School. She returned to Cambridge to become Headmistress of Cambridgeshire High School for Girls 1961-1976, steering the school through the transition to a sixth-form college.
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As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue for Girton College Archives was available at http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/ [Awaiting detailed listing]
Collection Description taken from Genesis in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project. Description by Catherine Burke, Genesis Project Officer 16/01/2002