Papers of the Association for the Education of Women in Oxford

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 298, c. 806-18, d. 1046-55, e. 672-93, f. 104
  • Dates of Creation
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  • Physical Description
      47 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of the Association, consisting of:  

  • Minute books, 1878-1920
  • Papers relating to the finances of the Association, 1878-1922
  • Papers relating to students, 1883-1920
  • Printed and miscellaneous papers, 1877-1920

Administrative / Biographical History

The Association for the Education of Women in Oxford (later known as the Society of Oxford Home Students) was founded in 1878, and was followed by the founding of four women's colleges.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1975, and given in 1986.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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