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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleButler, Miss Ruth
Ref No8SUF/B/017
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 4
LevelFile
Date17 Oct 1974
Extent31:36 mins
Admin Biographical HistorySee biography for Ruth Butler
DescriptionInterviewee is the sister of Christina Violet Butler [see interviews 8SUF/B/012 and 8SUF/B/014].

Interview summary:
0:00 mins: Victorian County History (VCH): research and publication. Tutoring at St Anne's. Social survey (infant welfare): why she wrote it, influences. Extracts of letter to Ruth Butler. Ruth Butler's opinion of the survey. Lettice Fisher's strengths and influence.

15:00 mins: HAL Fisher. Frances Wells and Mabel Prichard: personalities and work. Father: his character, work, poetry, obituary. Influence of Christianity. Admiration of TH Green and Charlotte Green. Anecdote re Henry Scott Holland. Service for women students. Parties at Burdlip.

30:00 mins: Sidney Ball. Father's play about Charles I. Father as rector at Burdlip.
URLhttps://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collection-highlights/the-suffrage-interviews
Related Record8SUF/B/012
8SUF/B/014
8SUF/B/025
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 06 Side 1
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