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ID number:  BIRRC-H0061a
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Artist / Maker:  George B. Ashford Ltd.
Title / Object name:  Birmingham University Cap
Object type:  Hat
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Black graduation cap. The top of the cap is square in shape. There is a cream-coloured label on the inside base of the cap.

Notes:  This hat belonged to Violet May Warren who was a student at the University of Birmingham from c.1935 to 1940. Violet studied English and was a resident of University House. Violet was the first woman in her home area of Mow Cop, Staffordshire to attend University. She died on 4 April 2010 at the age of 93.

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