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Personal Papers of Georgina Buckler

Title Personal Papers of Georgina Buckler
Reference GBR/0271/GCPP Buckler
Creator Buckler, Georgina Grenfell, nee Walrond, 1868-1953, classicist
Covering Dates 1889–1993 (Diaries 1889-1891; autobiographical article 1928, and biographical article 1993.)
Extent and Medium 4 files; paper
Repository Girton College Archive, Cambridge
Content and context

Georgina Grenfell Walrond was born in 1868, the daughter of Theodore Walrond, a Civil Service Commissioner, and Charlotte Elliot Grenfell. She was educated at Notting Hill High School and came up as a College Scholar to read Classics at Girton College 1888 - 1891. In 1891 she was the only woman in the University to achieve a First Class in the Classical Tripos. She married William Hepburn Buckler of Baltimore in 1892 and lived in Baltimore for fifteen years. She also lived in Spain for a few months when her husband accepted a diplomatic post there. She assisted her husband with his archaeological work and wrote a number of articles with him. She served under Lord Robert Cecil at the Enquiry Department for Wounded and Missing, Red Cross and Order of St John, 1914-20, in Paris and in England. She also served on the Council of the Girls' Public Day School Trust 1912-37. An out-student of St Hugh's College, Oxford, she obtained a DPhil in 1927. Georgina Buckler was created CBE in 1918. She died in 1953.

The papers comprise photocopies of two of Georgina Buckler's diaries and some biographical material.

9394/92 - Original diaries held by Charlotte Roueche.

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Copyright is presumed to be held by Charlotte Roueche.

Please cite as Girton College Archive, Cambridge, Personal Papers of Georgina Buckler, GCPP Buckler

Further information

See also: photographs of Georgina Walrond in the Fire Brigade in 1890 and 1891 in GCPH 10/2, and sketch of GW by Alice Carthew, c. 1890, in GCRF 5/1/12.

Index Terms
Classical Studies
Buckler, Georgina Grenfell, née Walrond (1868-1953) classicist
Girton/GCPP Buckler contains:
1 Personal diaries.
Creator: Walrond, Georgina.
2 files; Paper.
2 A Girtonian of the Eighties. Photocopy of pp 4-7 of The Girton Review, Michaelmas Term 1928, being an article written by Georgina Buckler, nee Walrond, giving brief descriptions of her time at Girton and of living in the USA, Spain, France and Oxford.
Creator: Buckler, G G.
1 file; Paper.
3 Georgina Buckler: the making of a British Byzantinist. Photocopy of pp 174-196 of R M Beaton and C Roueche, eds., The Making of Byzantine History: Essays for D M Nicol (London, 1993). The essay includes detail on Georgina Buckler's father, Theodore Walrond, and his contemporaries as background to the lives and work of Georgina and her husband William Buckler.
Creator: Roueche, Charlotte.
1 file; Paper.

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