Biographical notes on Shena Simon

Scope and Content

Biographical notes by Ernest Simon and tributes from colleagues remembering her work on the Education Committee, with the Manchester Women Citizens' Association, on the Consultative Committee of the Board of Education, and as a member of the Royal Commission chaired by Lord Amulree. Some of the tributes were written for her 80th birthday in 1969. Includes a typescript of an unattributed obituary, and a manuscript note about Lady Simon opening Manchester's first block of multi-storey flats in Wythenshawe in 1961.