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PIPEL, Kay: autobiography

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 106 7KPL
Held at: Women's Library
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Full title: PIPEL, Kay: autobiography
Date(s): Dec 1996
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 0.5 a box (1 folder)
Name of creator(s): Pilpel | Kay | fl 1930-2002 | schoolgirl


Administrative/Biographical history:

Kay Pilpel (fl 1930s) grew up in the Jewish community of Stamford Hill, London, in the 1930s as the daughter of a lithographer. She attended Tottenham High School for Girls.


Scope and content/abstract:

The archive consists of a photocopy of a typescript autobiographical essay by Kay Pilpel entitled, 'Growing up in the 1930s' in which she describes her family background, the Jewish community in London from the 1890s onwards, and her daily life as a child and schoolgirl at Tottenham High School for Girls, including her experience of evacuation during the Second World War. The essay is illustrated with family trees and includes copies of family photographs.

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

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Finding aids:

Collection level description available on-line on the Women's Library website

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Kay Pilpel in 2002.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Finding aid created by export from CALM v7.2.14 Archives Hub EAD2002. Edited for AIM25 by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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