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GUNDREY, Elizabeth

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 106 7ELG
Held at: Women's Library
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Full title: GUNDREY, Elizabeth
Date(s): 1959-1975
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2.3 A boxes (2 catalogued, 0.3 uncatalogued)
Name of creator(s): Gundrey | Elizabeth | fl 1959-1975 | journalist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Elizabeth Gundrey (fl 1959-1975) was a journalist and author of 'Jobs for Mothers'. Prior to this Elizabeth wrote articles on the employment of middle class wives and on widowhood. She also wrote a paper for the National Economic Development Committee on recruitment and training of married women in the retail trade.


Scope and content/abstract:

The archive consists of papers and correspondence about 'Jobs for Mothers', papers about widows, working mothers and others, press cuttings, working notes, replies to questionnaires and lists of publications on careers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records are arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

This collection is partially available for research. The catalogued portion of the collection is available for research, uncatalogued material remains unavailable. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

Fawcett Library Catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The archive was deposited in 1997 as an outright gift.; Additional material was found amongst 'unsorted archival miscellany' during the move of the Library into the new building, 2002, and formally accessioned, July 2003.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The Women's Library has much material related to women's employment and women's employment organisations (see Strand 6 of the archive collection guide).

Publication note:

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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