Papers of Ethel DM (Robin) Robson

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The archive consists of Domestic Science notes consisting of: housewifery notes (1912), including cut-out and pasted-in examples of household equipment with prices; and examination paper for diploma candidates on the theory of housewifery in Jul 1912; cookery theory notes (1910); and a notebook of laundry demonstration notes (1911); and biographical notes (1993) prepared by the depositor. Detailed descriptions for selected items within the notebooks are also given.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ethel DM Robson (c.1895-1954) was born around 1895. She trained in domestic Science prior to the First World War and subsequently became a teacher at Harrogate Girl's High School. She retired in 1953 when she moved to Winchester. She died in 1954.

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 records were given to The Fawcett Library in 1993 by Dr HG Wayment.

Other Finding Aids

Fawcett Library Catalogue.