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Fry, Sara Margery, 1874-1958 (Penal reformer, Principal of Somerville College Oxford)



  • Existence: 1874 - 1958

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and papers from Margery Fry, 26 December 1910 - 24 August 1946

Identifier: Coll-705/3/2
Scope and Contents This file consists largely of letters sent by Margery Fry to Marjorie Rackstraw, though there are a few from Marjorie Rackstraw to Margery Fry. Of note for readers, Margery Fry nicknamed Marjorie Rackstraw Martha early in their friendship, and she uses this name in her letters to address her friend. Letters are sent from addresses at University House, Birmingham; Failand House, Nr. Bristol; different cities in France; 13 Calthope Rd, Birmingham; 7 Dalmeny Avenue, London; St. John's Manse,...
Dates: 26 December 1910 - 24 August 1946

Correspondence from Marjorie Rackstraw to Margery Fry, 15 February 1922- 20 January 1923

Identifier: Coll-705/3/1
Scope and Contents This file of letters comes during Marjorie Rackstraw's last few months in Russia, doing relief work. Letters are sent from Alexievka, and she includes a report typewritten from the 4th December 1922 detailing the great efforts to get clothes to villages, and the number of rations distributed in the Alexievka district. She reports a large influx of people coming back from Sibereia, Ukraine, and Turkestan, which makes their distributions more difficult. Most people are living on their ration...
Dates: 15 February 1922- 20 January 1923

Papers related to Margery Fry, 1910-1980

 Sub-Fonds — Box CLX-A-116
Identifier: Coll-705/3
Scope and Contents

This box contains all of the collected materials about Margery Fry by Marjorie Rackstraw. It includes correspondence from both women, publications by Margery Fry, and Annual Reports from the Margery Fry Memorial Fund.

Dates: 1910-1980

Photos related to Birmingham University, 1908-1915

Identifier: Coll-705/6/1
Scope and Contents

Three photos in this file depict the "Ladies Hostel" at Birmingham University. The fourth photo shows 14 women seated on the steps of the building, and the note on the back of the photo reads "Birmingham? M. Fry in centre. ? Taken by M. Rackstraw?"

Dates: 1908-1915

Publications related to Margery Fry, 1939-1980

Identifier: Coll-705/3/3
Scope and Contents This series includes publications by, or related to Marjory Fry: An Extract from 'What Life has Taught Me' by Margery Fry, 1939-1958 'The Ancestral Child' by Margery Fry, June 1940 'The Single Woman' by Margery Fry, 1953 'Old Age Looks At Itself' by Margery Fry, 1954 'Public Oration' written as spoken by Margery Fry, July 1954 ...
Dates: 1939-1980

The Single Woman by Margery Fry, 1953

Identifier: Coll-705/3/3/3
Scope and Contents

This is a broadcast talk written and read by Sara Margery Fry, published by Delisle Limited, London, and inscribed to "M.R with much love S.M.F." In the book she discusses the trials, tribulations, and freedoms of being a single woman.

Dates: 1953

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Correspondence 2
Famines 1
Photographs 1
Photographs -- Student Groups 1
Publications 1