Florence Horsbrugh was Conservative MP for Dundee from 1931 - 1945; Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Health 1939 - 1945; MP for the Moss Side Division of Manchester 1950 - 1959; Minister of Education 1951 - 1954; Delegate to the Council of Europe and Western European Union 1955 - 1960. She became a Life Peeress in 1959 and died on 6 December 1969.
The papers are arranged in the following way:
SECTION 1 Political.
SECTION 2 Presscuttings.
SECTION 3 Photographs.
SECTION 4 Honours.
SECTION 5 Souvenirs, programmes, family tree.
SECTION 6 Correspondence.
This small collection of Florence Horsbrugh's papers (11 boxes) was given to the College in 1970, shortly after her death. Unfortunately few political papers or correspondence exist, and the most valuable section is her own collection of presscuttings, HSBR 2.