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Kate Higgins

About Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins is an Assistant Archivist in the LSE Library.

Enid Rosser Locket: Early female UK barrister

The unpublished memoir of Enid Rosser Locket, one of the earliest female barristers in England, has been catalogued and is now available to view in the Women’s Library Reading Room. Its catalogue entry is available online.

Enid wrote her memoir in her old age, but it principally covers her life only until her marriage to the arachnologist George Hazelwood Locket […]

Kate Higgins

About Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins is an Assistant Archivist in the LSE Library.

March 7th, 2016|Library collections|Comments Off on Enid Rosser Locket: Early female UK barrister|

Papers of Alan Sked released (UKIP)

The papers of Alan Sked, founder and leader of the Anti-Federalist League (AFL) 1991-1993 and the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) 1993-1997, have been released and are publically accessible in the LSE Library reading room. The collection throws informative light on the early years of the party and its predecessor, the AFL, and the British euro-sceptic climate of the […]

Kate Higgins

About Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins is an Assistant Archivist in the LSE Library.

October 1st, 2015|Library collections|Comments Off on Papers of Alan Sked released (UKIP)|

Women’s role in the 1984 Miners’ Strike

Thirty years ago this month the miners’ strike of 1984-85 – called nationally by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on 12 March 1984 following National Coal Board announcements of pit closures – ended and miners began to return to work. It had been the longest major period of industrial action in British history.

While women in […]

Kate Higgins

About Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins is an Assistant Archivist in the LSE Library.

March 8th, 2015|Featured, Library collections|Comments Off on Women’s role in the 1984 Miners’ Strike|

The S H Bailey collection

I have recently finished cataloguing the papers of Stanley Hartnoll Bailey, an Assistant Lecturer in International Relations at the LSE 1928-1938. Tragically he died prematurely in his mid 30s, leaving a widow and young children, yet in his relatively short career he achieved a good deal. Many of his various activities are documented in the records that form his […]

Kate Higgins

About Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins is an Assistant Archivist in the LSE Library.

October 1st, 2013|Library collections|Comments Off on The S H Bailey collection|