Personal Papers of Edith Joan Wilson Miller

Scope and Content

Collection includes: CV for Joan Wilson Miller; Offprint: two contributions to 'Mid-American Folklore' XXI, no.2 Fall 1993 Notes: 'What libraries mean to you' [reminiscences of personal library 1931-41], 1994; Reminicences of Girton 1941-44 with letter and drawing; Memorabilia from Joan Wilson Miller's time at Girton 1941-1944: photographs showing details of rooms, geographer friends and the swimming pool; doggerel by Mrs Wright, Supervisor in Geography; notes on Geography Tripos and geographers at Girton; OS map of Thetford area (wartime issue); Letter describing Department of Geography 1941-1944; Cambridge University Library, Reader's Guide 17th edition 1943

Administrative / Biographical History

Edith Joan Wilson was born in 1923. She studied Geography at Girton College 1941-1944. She took the Cambridge Teachers Certificate in 1945.

Conditions Governing Access

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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