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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleJay, Mrs Peggy
Ref No8SUF/B/119
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 25
LevelFile
Date11 Jan 1977
Extent119a - 17:49 mins, 119b - 34:18 mins
DescriptionInterview took place at 12a Well Road, London NW3. Also see other interviews related to Hubback [8SUF/B/067, 8SUF/B/066, 8SUF/B/070, 8SUF/B/072, 8SUF/B/088, 8SUF/B/100, 8SUF/B/151, 8SUF/B/189, 8SUF/B/195].

Interview summary, 8SUF/B/119a:
0:00 mins:
How she first met Eva Hubback. Their co-operation when Peggy Jay became a member of the Royal Commission on population. Eva's disappointment that the Commission addressed issues of economics but not the spiritual advantages of a large family, which she favoured. Her enjoyment of holidays in Cornwall. Her manner with younger people.

15:00 mins:
Her love of walking and swimming in Cornwall. Her un-shockable nature. Her strong, well known views which precluded her appointment to the Royal Commission.

Interview summary, 8SUF/B/119b:
0:00 mins:
Her book 'The Population of Britain' published in 1947. Her gift for teaching and clarity of mind. Her house in Hampstead. How she dressed. Lord Simon as chairman of the Population Commission.

15:00 mins:
How she coped with family responsibilities and work. The personalities of her children.

30:00 mins:
The Second World War. Her interest in Citizenship.
URLhttps://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collection-highlights/the-suffrage-interviews
Related Record8SUF/B/066
8SUF/B/067
8SUF/B/070
8SUF/B/072
8SUF/B/088
8SUF/B/100
8SUF/B/151
8SUF/B/189
8SUF/B/195
8SUF/B/119
8SUF/B/119
8SUF/B/119
8SUF/B/119
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 41
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