Tag Archives: National Union of Women Teachers

Memory Lane

  I’m just back from a wee trip down memory lane, thanks to a folder of correspondence between the NUWT and the International Bureau of Education.  Where did I go? Back to fond memories of childhood reading.  It was fun … Continue reading

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Angles of research using Archive Collections

Yesterday, in-between moving office (yay!), I catalogued a folder of correspondence which reminded me of all the different types of research archives can be used for.  The correspondence was between the NUWT and the National Institute of Houseworkers (NIH).  The … Continue reading

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A ‘Travelling Caravan Kitchen’

Call me nostalgic but there is something just so wonderful about a letter – and by that I mean a real, honest to goodness handwritten, hand addressed letter. I’ve had many a conversation with archivists and other paper enthusiasts who’ve … Continue reading

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‘London restaurant refuses to serve women cocktails after 8,unless with a man’

I wasn’t going to post about this as my first reaction was it was a bit too frivolous, but then I put a comment on Twitter and it got re-tweeted more times than anything else I’ve put up, so I … Continue reading

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‘Women in Industry’, pamphlet from the NUWT Archive

The last box, and the box I’m currently cataloguing, are both called quite simply ‘Women’.  This encompasses such a huge range of interesting material that they’ve taken me a wee while to catalogue – I don’t want to miss out anything … Continue reading

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Now You Are Ten

These illustrations in the inside cover of two pamphlets entitled ‘Now You Are Ten’ really caught my eye.  The pamphlets were designed and produced for London County Council and distributed to pupils in the area.  They are in the National Union … Continue reading

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World Youth Festival

Yesterday I was cataloguing a folder of material in the National Union of Women Teachers (NUWT) collection with the title ‘Juveniles’.  This folder contained a real mix of material, including a section on the first ‘World Youth Festival’ in 1947, … Continue reading

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