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Emily Davies, Girton College 1880 by R Lehmann

Girton College

History of Girton College

General information on Girton College can be found on Wikipedia.

A particular attraction is the Lawrence Room. It is a museum set up in 1934 in memory of Amy Lawrence, a natural scientist.

Girton College’s own website contains a description of the collection in the room:

Emily Davies: campaigner for women’s rights to university access. Co-founder of Girton College.

Helen Maud Cam, 1885-1968, historian

Eileen Power, 1889-1940, historian

Sarojini Naidu née Chattopadhyaya, 1879 – 1949, politician

Sarojini Naidu, Girton College


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