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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/1/17
TitleGreen Book, 1880-1881
LevelItem
Date1880-1881
Extent1 vol
DescriptionGreen Book, 24 May 1880 - 4 December 1881.

Entries record daily life, at home with her family, during visits, her time working at St Leonard's School, St Andrews, her time living and studying in London at the Slade School of Art, and work towards establishing a Ladies College in London [Westfield College].

Includes visits to Blebo, Durham, Wimbledon, Cornwall, Zurich, various parts of Italy, and Girton, and a visit to Dora Greenwell.

Topics covered include her leaving St Andrews, giving Bible classes at Belstead, and becoming a member of the Girton Committee.

With extracts from sermons and texts such as the Bible, letters and conversations with people such as her family and friends including Mabel Prideaux, and Christian Bernard.

Also includes extracts from correspondence and conversations about the establishment of a Ladies College in London [Westfield College], with individuals such as Major [Charles Hamilton] Malan and Miss [Caroline] Cavendish covering topics such as the position of Lady Principal, and Major [Charles Hamilton] Malan's withdrawal. Also includes the opinions of friends and family on the venture.
Access StatusOpen
URL (click to download record)http://library.qmul.ac.uk/media/library/archives/diary/Green-Book-Diary,-24-May-1880---4-December-1881.pdf
Persons
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer