Personal Papers of Bidder

Scope and Content

The papers of Marion Greenwood Bidder consist of her University certificates 1882 and 1883. Seven photographs including portraits of herself and a group of student and lecturers, Newnham College c 1888. A cookery book containing printed recipes from the Liverpool and Glasgow Training Schools of Cookery c 1893. Obituaries, Memorial Order of Service (held at Girton College), newspaper notices of her funeral, 1932-1933.

Administrative / Biographical History

Marion Greenwood Bidder was born in 1862 and died in 1932. She was a student at Girton from 1879 to 1883 studying Natural Sciences and returned as a Lecturer from 1888 until 1899. She was one of the first women to pursue independent research in Cambridge and was a founder and director of the Balfour Laboratory 1890-1899.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.

Other Finding Aids

As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue was available at

Archivist's Note

Collection Description taken from Genesis in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project. Description by Catherine Burke, Genesis Project Officer 16/01/2002