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ROBSON, Ethel DM (Robin) ([1895]-1954)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 106 7EDR
Held at: Women's Library
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Full title: ROBSON, Ethel DM (Robin) ([1895]-1954)
Date(s): 1910-1911
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 0.5 A boxes (3 volumes)
Name of creator(s): Robson | Ethel D M | c 1895-1954 | domestic science teacher
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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.


Scope and content/abstract:

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.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

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

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Finding aids:

Fawcett Library Catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

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

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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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