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Series associated with Bodleian Library

'Must it be a Man?' Women's contribution to the University of Oxford
Sheldon Tapestry Maps
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Learning since our mothers day Oxford's registrar gives a personal account of her mother's journey through education and early career, and the expectations for women at the time, and how that has shaped her own career. Gill Aitken 02 Mar 2021
2 The architecture of women’s higher education in England, 1869–1914 How University architecture reflects the presence of women and their perceived needs, and the generosity of female benefactors Geoffrey Tyack 02 Mar 2021
3 Diversifying portraiture: women’s place in a project to change the representation of Oxford success Alice Prochaska discusses the Diversifying Portraiture project designed by the Equality and Diversity Unit at Oxford University Alice Prochaska 02 Mar 2021
4 A subject ‘for Honours men’: women in the early School of Geography A look at early women geography students at Oxford Elizabeth Baigent 02 Mar 2021
5 Women of the Bodleian: personal stories behind progressive steps A look at the early women librarians of the Bodleian Library Anne Lawrence 02 Mar 2021
6 The domestic work of women at Oxford colleges A look at the history of the women service sector workers at Oxford Colleges and upon whom the comfortable academic life depended Kathryne Crossley 02 Mar 2021
7 Women college principals and their views on degrees, 1879–1920 Anne Keene explores the views of the 10 women principals of the 5 women's colleges estabished between 1879-1920 Anne Keen 02 Mar 2021
8 The most woman-studentish? Somerville College and student life A look at early women students at Somerville College Oxford Mo Moulton 02 Mar 2021
9 'The Lady Collationers': women and the study of medieval manuscripts in the Bodleian Libraries A look at the careers of the Parker sisters known as the Lady Collationers Hope Williard 02 Mar 2021
10 All but absent from history? Women in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Womens roles in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Jane Garnett 02 Mar 2021
11 ‘Must it be a man?’: the women who helped to make the Oxford English Dictionary Peter Gilliver discusses the contribution women made to the Oxford English Dictionary Peter Gilliver 02 Mar 2021
12 Women workers at OUP A look back at women who worked at the Oxford University Press. Delivered by Peter Gilliver on behalf of Martin Maw Martin Maw, Peter Gilliver 02 Mar 2021
13 Women in the Oxford English Dictionary A fascinating insight into the role of women in the Oxford English Dictionary Charlotte Brewer 02 Mar 2021
14 Introduction Richard Ovenden, head of the Bodleian Library, gives a short introduction to the event Richard Ovenden 02 Mar 2021
15 Creative Commons Fitting it in, filling it out: from Christopher Saxton's survey to Ralph Sheldon's tapestry maps This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Hilary Turner 02 Dec 2019
16 Creative Commons The Catholic Gentry in Ralph Sheldon’s Midlands This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Katie McKeogh 02 Dec 2019
17 Creative Commons Power, Propaganda, Magnificence: the cartographic background to the Sheldon tapestry maps This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Peter Barber 02 Dec 2019
18 One stitch at the time: Returning the Sheldon Tapestry Maps to life This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Nick Millea, Virginia llado-Buisan 02 Dec 2019