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Barbara Brooke, Vice-Chairman (Women), 1953-1971


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  • 1953-1971

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

CCO 60/4/1-2, 5-7, 9, 17, 23-26, 28, 29-30, 31

Biographical / Historical

Barbara Brooke’s terms of reference as Vice-Chairman (Women), Oct 1961, included [Source: shelfmark: CCO 20/4/2]:-
  1. General oversight of the women’s organisation throughout the country
  2. General oversight of staff welfare in Central Office
  3. Chairman of National Speaking Competition Committee
  4. General oversight of Young Britons’ Movement
  5. Member of Liaison Committee
  6. Member of Membership Campaign Committee
  7. Member of National Union’s Executive and General Purposes Committees
  8. Member of the Women’s National Advisory Committee
  9. Co-author of Madam Chairman
  10. Liaison with Lord Chancellor’s Department over Advisory Committees
  11. Responsibility for invitations to Royal Garden Parties
  12. Maintenance of lines of communication for public reaction to Government policy via chairmanship and membership of various public bodies, such as regional hospital boards, school governing bodies, and local councils.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom