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Clara Rackham

9 Park Terrace

History of 9 Park Terrace

1913 Kellys

Mrs E Fellowes


Clara Rackham née Tabor moved here with her husband Harris Rackham in 1924. They had previously lived at 18 Hobson Street.

1939 UK Register

Harris Rackham, b 22.12.1868, tutor and lecturer,

Clara D Rackham, b 3.12.1875, J P Borough and City Councillor

Clara Rackham’s biographer, historian, Mary (Maroula) Joannou has written the introduction to Clara Rackham for Capturing Cambridge. Mary has also provided the account of Clara and Harris Rackham’s family life, the biographical note on Harris Rackham, and compiled the chronology.

Introduction for Capturing Cambridge

At Home with Clara and Harris Rackham

A Brief Note on Harris Rackham

Clara Chronology

Maroula Joannou, The Life and Turbulent Times of Clara Dorothea Rackham, Rackham: Socialist, Suffragist, Social Reformer (Routledge, 2023)

Clara Rackham, ‘Banishing the Basement Bogey’, Good Housekeeping, 1925, ourtesy of Helen Bloxsome and Lucy Tabor

Harris Rackham and Friend on the Acropolis, 1937, courtesy of the Master and Fellows, Christ’s College, Cambridge

Clara and Harris Rackham on the The Rayon D’or from Croydon to Le Bourget,
courtesy of the Master and Fellows, Christ’s College, Cambridge

Freedom of the Cambridge Women’s Co-operative Guild, 1943, courtesy of Helen Bloxsome and Lucy Tabor

Clara Rackham at school prize giving in 1950s, Clara Rackham presiding over School Function, 1950s. Courtesy of Helen Bloxsome and Lucy Tabor

The cooperative movement in our university town

Clara Rackham reflects on the suffragist campaign – 1964.

Clara Rackham on Women and WWI: First lecture – 1915

Clara Rackham and the Cuban Missile Crisis: 1962

1936, Blue Book

1962 Kellys

Alan L Percival


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