The Aftermath of Suffrage – New for Reviews in History

My review of an important volume of essays on the impact of the Suffrage Movement on British politics after 1918 has just come out in the Institute of Historical Research’s Reviews in History. I was delighted that one of the editors Julie Gottlieb had the opportunity to respond. Should we be┬áreturning to women’s history and… Continue reading The Aftermath of Suffrage – New for Reviews in History

Hidden Treasures of the Elizabeth Treffry Collection

This week I am leading tours of the Elizabeth Treffry Collection on Women in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly at Hypatia Trust HQ at Trevelyan House, Penzance. Hidden Treasures is a national campaign organised by the Collections Trust in association with the Independent newspaper who featured the campaign in the 2 June edition. About… Continue reading Hidden Treasures of the Elizabeth Treffry Collection

Curating the Elizabeth Treffry Collection on Women in Cornwall and Scilly

My first commission since relocating to Penzance, Cornwall was an audit of the little-known Elizabeth Treffry collection held by the Hypatia Trust┬áthat serves to document the lives and works of women in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Meeting Hypatia Having heard much about the Hypatia Trust and its founder, Dr. Melissa Hardie, publisher, author… Continue reading Curating the Elizabeth Treffry Collection on Women in Cornwall and Scilly