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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleMairet, Philip
Ref No8SUF/B/005
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 1
LevelFile
Date28 May 1974
Extent47:00 mins
Admin Biographical HistorySee biography for Philip Mairet
DescriptionInterview took place at 23 St Swithun's Terrace, Lewes.

Interview summary:

0:00 mins:
His mother's and father's view of women's suffrage. His sisters' opinions of the Women's Social & Political Union (WSPU) and the National Union of Suffrage Societies (NUWSS). Recreational and educational activities organised by the Nonconformist church in Edwardian London suburbs and the role of women therein. His introduction to women's suffrage, attendance at WSPU meetings and defending suffragists against hostility.

15:00 mins:
Relationship between Edwardian women's suffrage, artists and ethnic minorities. Anti-political and liberal side to women's suffrage. Encounters with Maude Royden.

30:00 mins:
Maude Royden's appearance and speaking ability. His sisters' friends. Laurence Housman's work and personal life. Lesbianism in women's suffrage.

45:00 mins:
Political change in 1906.
URLhttps://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collection-highlights/the-suffrage-interviews
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 02
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