Personal Papers of Marjorie Tappan Hollond

Scope and Content

Collection consists of: personal correspondence c 1925-1948 with photographs; lecture notes for the London School of Economics c 1916-1918 and c 1920-1922; diaries c 1924-1962; miscellaneous correspondence and memorabilia, some relating to Girton; publications and reviews c 1918-1940; files relating to the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries c 1941-1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

Marjorie Tappan was born in New York in 1895. Educated at Bryn Mawr College and Columbia University, she came to Britain at the end of the First World War and lectured part-time at the London School of Economics until 1926. She married Henry Arthur Hollond in 1929. Lecturer in Economics at Cambridge University from 1926, Director of Studies and Lecturer at Girton College, from 1923, Fellow from 1924, Vice-Mistress 1940-1941, Bursar from 1946. Published articles and reviews. During the Second World War, she was an Assistant Secretary in the Board of Trade and Advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture. Marjorie Tappan Hollond died in 1977.

Access Information

Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.

Other Finding Aids

As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue for Girton College Archives 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 17/01/2002

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