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Newham, Helen Maxwell

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0102 MS 322057
Held at: School of Oriental and African Studies
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Full title: Newham, Helen Maxwell
Date(s): Created 1929-1936
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Newham | Helen Maxwell | 1896-1974 | teacher


Administrative/Biographical history:

Helen Maxwell Newham was born in 1896, daughter of Rev. W. G. Newham. After being educated at Godolphin School, Salisbury she trained as a teacher at Salisbury Training College and Shoreditch College. Helen Newham worked as a teacher in South West Africa between 1929 and 1933. On her return to England she became headmistress at Bayham, Suffolk and then from 1948 in Campsea Ashe. She died on 6 Feb 1974.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1929-1936, of Helen Maxwell Newham, comprising correspondence and other material relating to her time in Ovamboland and Zululand, South West Africa.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The correspondence is arranged in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

No publication without written permission. Apply to archivist in the first instance.

Finding aids:

Unpublished handlist.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated in 1974.

Allied Materials

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Date(s) of descriptions:
15 May 2000

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