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Archive of the Association for the Education of Women in Oxford

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Papers of the Association for the Education of Women in Oxford, 1878-1922, consisting of minute books, 1878-1920; papers relating to the finances of the Association, 1878-1922; papers relating to students, 1883-1920; and printed and miscellaneous papers, 1877-1920.

Dates

  • 1877-1922

Extent

4.7 Linear metres (47 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. d. 1046, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 298, c. 806-818, d. 1046-1055, e. 672-693, f. 104

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12504

Overview

Papers of the Association for the Education of Women in Oxford, 1878-1922

Biographical / Historical

Women were not admitted to membership of the University until 1920, although they had been allowed to sit some University examinations and attend lectures for over forty years by that date. It was the work of the Association for Promoting the Higher Education of Women (AEW), founded 1878, that women's colleges came to be established in Oxford

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Susan Reynolds, 1975; given by her, 1986

Related Materials

See also Dep. c. 687-712, d. 759-79 for papers relating to the education of women at Oxford University, 1906-1979.
Title
Archive of the Association for the Education of Women in Oxford, 1878-1922
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom