Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 1914: ”Go Home and Keep Quiet”; Early War Work for Women

As Michaelmas Term ended in December 1914, Somerville ‘sustained an irreparable loss’ with the departure of Miss Lucy Kempson, the College librarian and Principal’s secretary. Leaving to join the war effort, she initially nursed with the Red Cross and later … Continue reading

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