Hilda Matheson

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Hilda Matheson




This is a commemorative volume containing reminiscences written by friends and colleagues and a biographical introduction. Hilda Matheson was an MI5 agent who was stationed in Rome and tasked with creating an office there like the one in London and bringing together military, navel and commercial forces. Upon Matheson's return to England she worked for a while as Lady Astor's political secretary, and then moved to the B. B. C. She undertook the African Survey and was highly respected in many circles.