‘Brutalism Among the Ladies’: Modern Architecture at Somerville College, Oxford, 1947-67

@article{Fair2014BrutalismAT,
  title={‘Brutalism Among the Ladies’: Modern Architecture at Somerville College, Oxford, 1947-67},
  author={Alistair Fair},
  journal={Architectural History},
  year={2014},
  volume={57},
  pages={357 - 392}
}
  • A. Fair
  • Published 18 August 2014
  • Education
  • Architectural History
In 1945, Janet Vaughan, a distinguished haematologist, became Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, her Principalship lasting until her retirement in 1967. Described in her obituary as ‘a woman of extraordinary vitality and not a little impatience’, Vaughan — awarded the DBE in 1957 — played a key role in steering the college through a period of major change in British Higher Education. Not least amongst the changes was a significant growth in the number of students at university across the… 
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