Papers of Elsie May Cannon

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The archive consists of letters to Elsie Cannon concerning placement of items which belonged to her aunt, Helena Normanton.

Papers and publications relating to the Women’s Press Club of London 1945-1988 were removed and can be consulted at 5WPC.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elsie May Cannon worked at the magazine Good Housekeeping and in a book publishing department in the 1940s-1970s. Her aunt was the barrister Helena Normanton (1882-1957).

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Acquisition Information

The collection was deposited by EM Cannon in 1997 as an outright gift.

Other Finding Aids

The Women's Library Catalogue

Related Material

The Women’s Library also holds the papers of the Women’s Press Club (5WPC ) and the Papers of Helena Normanton (7HLN).

Corporate Names