The collection consists of: 4 folders of Rhoda Power's letters, chiefly from America, 1946-1947 and 2 diaries of time spent in Russia: January 1917 - April 1918.
Personal Papers of Rhoda Power
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- ReferenceGB 271 GCPP POWER R
- Dates of Creation1917-1947
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Rhoda Power (1890-1957) was a scholar, writer and a pioneer of School Broadcasting for the BBC. She was in Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution and wrote one of the first books on the subject.
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Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.
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As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue for Girton College Archives was available at http://janus.lib.cam.ac.uk/
Collection Description taken from Genesis in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project. Description by Catherine Burke, Genesis Project Officer 17/01/2002
The diaries (abbreviated versions) appear in book form as Under Cossack and Bolshevik (Methuen 1919). Copy available in the Cambridge University Library but not in Girton College Library.