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Isabel Fry descibes an encounter with soldiers returning from Dunkirk

Sometimes it can be frustrating to catalogue archives that are so interesting that there just isn’t enough time to capture the subtleties. I found this entry in Isabel Fry’s diary from 1940 and feel it really gives a feel for the moment, … Continue reading

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New archive display – Voice and biography: diaries by women in the Institute of Education Archive

Display exploring biography through archives at the IOE  now up in the foyer. It’s focus is the diary, and it showcases Isabel Fry, Mary Medd (née Crowley), and Winifred Nichols (née White), three very different women all involved in education in some … Continue reading

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