Frieda Midgley

MA (York), MA (London)


College Roles

  • Archivist


Telephone: 01223 335738



Frieda Midgley joined Newnham as Archivist in February 2021, having previously worked at Kettle’s Yard and Wolfson College, Cambridge. Frieda trained as an Archivist and Records Manager at University College London, and has wide experience in both the Higher Education and government sectors. Prior to that, Frieda studied Archaeology and History (BA) and Mediaeval Studies (MA) at the University of York. 

As Archivist at Newnham, Frieda is responsible for developing, preserving, and providing access to archival collections that chart the history of Newnham as a pioneering educational institution, and document the experience of living and learning here, and being part of the College community.