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Women's Suffrage and Royal Holloway and Bedford College

Women's Suffrage and Royal Holloway and Bedford College

Royal Holloway and Bedford College have a proud history of supporting women's rights and suffrage. The name of the new Library is named after former student Emily Wilding Davison.

In this talk, Librarian Greg Leurs will draw on archive records to explore the role notable staff and alumnae played in the fight for women's suffrage in the UK.


In the second talk of this series curator Dr Laura MacCulloch uncovers the links between the College’s art collections and the women who campaigned for women’s suffrage. The talk will explore the history of artworks connected to the movement and explain how these works came to be part of the collections.

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