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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleBurrell, Lady
Ref No8SUF/B/173
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 35
Date4 Oct 1977
Extent84:32 mins
DescriptionInterview took place at Knepp Castle, West Grinstead, Horsham, Sussex RH13 8LJ.

Interview summary:
Modernity of her mother (Lady Denman)'s attitude to childrearing. Affection for her mother. How the servants freed her from domestic preoccupations. The servants' affection for her. Her lack of interest in the fashionable world, dissenting from her mother's values here. Her energy. Her dislike of snobbery. Her capacity for affection. Her agonies of shyness when 'brought out' in London society. Her interest in Lady B's career. Her sense of humour. Her partnership with Margaret Pyke. Her dislike of doing the drafting that Margaret did so well. Mrs Auerbach's role in the National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI). Her religious views. Her lack of interest in clothes. Her major operations in her fifties. Her distaste for spending money on herself. Relationship with her husband. Difficulties with her son. Her outspokenness. Her liking for younger people. Her interest in sports.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 67
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