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Strachey, (Joan) Pernel (1876–1951), college head and French scholar

Rita McWilliams Tullberg

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/48467

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Strachey, (Joan) Pernel (1876–1951), college head and French scholar, was born on 14 March 1876 at Stowey House, Clapham Common. She was the eighth of ten surviving children (five daughters) of Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Strachey (1817–1908), Indian administrator and president of the Royal Geographical Society...

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Subjects: Education

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