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Alcock, Desiree, 1906-1962 (Cert. Social Study, Edinburgh University)



  • Existence: 1906-1962

Certificate of Social Study 1931. Born India. Died Oxford, UK. Niece of Sir Alan Pim, Administrator in India and Colonial Advisor.
Sources: Student admission file, EUA; Edinburgh University Calendar;, accessed March 2020

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A9 Alcock, Desiree, 1929-1931

 File — Box: SW 7
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/1
Scope and Contents Certificate of Social Study 1931. File contains: Enrolment form and reports from practical placements including three from Grace Drysdale, warden of the University Settlement, one from T Y Finlay, Child Welfare Medical Officer at the High Street Clinic, Edinburgh, and two from Anne Ashley, Council of Social Services, Edinburgh. Also included is a typed reference from Nora Milnes which, as well as discussing her time at Edinbugh University, references a stay with her aunt, Lady Pim, in Bombay.
Dates: 1929-1931