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Archive Collection description: FOW

FOW

Fowlds Collection (1924-1932)

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Hilda Fowlds (1891-1931) became a teacher after graduating from London University. She was appointed headmistress of William Gibbs' School Faversham, Kent in 1921. She made several visits to Eastern Europe particularly Hungary where she made a number of friends. It was while visiting Hungary in September 1931 that she became one of some thirty people killed in the Biatorbágy railway disaster when the Budapest-Paris Express was derailed by a bomb.

Contents

Letters by Hilda Fowlds from Eastern Europe, mainly Hungary and Czechoslovakia, papers and photographs relating to her death and letters from a visit to Hungary by her elder sister and brother in law Alice and Frank Dixon, in 1932.
Note: for convenience Hilda Fowlds is described as HF in this list.

1 envelope containing 3 smaller envelopes

(Language) (mainly) English & French & Hungarian

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