The archive consists of: correspondence between Esther Hodge and Michael Turnbull on the subject of writing, creativity, feminism, sexual politics in the media and the church.
Papers of Esther Hodge
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Esther Hodge was born on 17 Jan 1908. She was educated at Bedford High School, was an undergraduate at St Hilda's College, Oxford and took her doctorate at the University of Manchester. She taught history in secondary schools for girls, including a year in Australia. For twenty years she edited an international quarterly journal 'Women Speaking'. She was Committee Member of the Six Point Group. She became Honorary Secretary (1966-1968) and then President (1968-1947) of the Open Door International for the Economic Emancipation of the Woman Worker. Esther died on 30 Dec 1994.
Original order has been maintained.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.
Donated by Hilary Friend, widow of Michael Turnbull in 2006.
Other Finding Aids
The Women's Library catalogue