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



  • Existence: 1874-1958

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

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