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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitlePapers of Esther Hodge
Ref No7EHO
Box Fetch NoBox 01
LevelCollection
Date1985-1998
Extent0.25 A box
Admin Biographical HistoryEsther Hodge was born on 17 Jan 1908. She was educated at Bedford High School, was an undergraduate at St Hilda's College, Oxford and took her doctorate at the University of Manchester. She taught history in secondary schools for girls, including a year in Australia. For twenty years she edited an international quarterly journal 'Women Speaking'. She was Committee Member of the Six Point Group. She became Honorary Secretary (1966-1968) and then President (1968-1947) of the Open Door International for the Economic Emancipation of the Woman Worker. Esther died on 30 Dec 1994.
DescriptionThe archive consists of: correspondence between Esther Hodge and Michael Turnbull on the subject of writing, creativity, feminism, sexual politics in the media and the church.
Related MaterialThe Women's Library also holds the records of Open Door International (Ref: 5ODI); file of correspondence and papers of Esther Hodge as acting chair of Six Point Group (ref: 5SPG/C/31); Esther Hodge in group portrait of members of the Associated Country Women of the World taken at a meeting in Budapest (ref TWL.2004.254). The Women's Library Printed Collections holds publications by Esther Hodge.
Related Record5ODI
5SPG/C/31
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThis collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library @ LSE in advance of their first visit.
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