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TitleStreatfeild; Lucy Anne Evelyn (1865-1950); nee Deane, civil servant
Ref NoSTREATFEILD
LevelCollection
Date1881-1950
Extent5 boxes
Admin Biographical HistoryBorn 1865; HM Senior Inspector of Factories, [1893-1897]; Member, War Office Commission of Enquiry into Concentration Camps during the Boer War, 1901-1902; Member, Royal Commission on the Civil Service; first female Organising Officer, National Health Insurance Commission, London; Member, Commission of Enquiry into the Conditions of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in France; Member, Kent Executive Committee of the Women's Land Army; Vice-Chairman, Kent Council of Social Service; in 1920 among the first women appointed as a Justice of the Peace; married Granville Edward Stewart Streatfeild in 1911; died 1950.
Custodial HistoryThe papers were deposited at LSE Library by Martin Wright in 1986. The Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick held copies of most of these documents for a number of years prior to their deposit at LSE Library.
DescriptionPapers of Lucy Anne Evelyn Streatfeild (Deane), 1891-1950, including unofficial business diaries recording her work as an inspector of workshops and factories for Kensington Vestry and the Home Office, 1893-1897, incorporating cuttings and memoranda relating to conditions of employment, 1891-1914; correspondence concerning work for the Boer War Concentration Camp Commission, 1901-1902, with press cuttings and photographs; material relating to work on other committees, 1893-1930, including the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps Commission of Enquiry, the Kent War Agricultural Executive Committee, the Kent Billeting Committee and the Westerham National Service Committee; personal material, 1881-1950, notably a memoranda book containing press cuttings and photographs relating to her family, articles and papers, family photographs, letters of sympathy on her death in 1950, and appreciations of her life and work by various, including Violet Markham.
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Copyright TypeCopyright is held by the depositor
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