Mary Mather was educated at Folkestone County School for Girls and came up to Girton to read English 1944-47 (MA 1955). After a variety of posts (including research, lecturing in Hong Kong, teaching and personnel assistant at Marconi), she became a Senior Lecturer and Head of Organisational Behaviour at South Bank Polytechnic in 1966, moving to consultancy and training co-ordination for their Centre for Management Studies in 1989. She was also Chair of the London Borough of Newham Community Relations Council and Editor of 'West Ham Citizen'. In 1974 she studied for an MSc in Economics at London University, for which she received a Distinction. Her research areas are race relations and equal opportunites.
The papers consist of three issues of CUSC (Cambridge University Socialist Club) Bulletin (volume 12, issues 2, 3 and 4 published on 25 Jan., 1 Feb. and 8 Feb. 1947) for which Mary Mather was editor during her time at Girton.
Given by Mary Mather, 1997.