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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/1/20
TitleGreen Book, 1885-1887
LevelItem
Date1885-1887
Extent1 vol
DescriptionGreen Book, 3 January 1885 - 12 August 1887. Not used between 31 July - 7 October 1886.

Entries record daily life as Mistress of Westfield College.

Also covers visits home and to Eastbourne, Wimbledon, Margate, Croydon and trips to South Africa and Männedorf.

Includes extracts of conversations and letters from individuals such as Effie Rawlinson, Nannie [Anne Richardson] and Ralph [Frances Gray]. Also includes a copied out letter written for the Girton Prayer Meeting letters on the subject of 'the division between the Church and the world.'

Mentions contemporary topics such as the death of General Gordon in the siege of Khartoum, and the release of William Thomas Stead from prison, January 1886.

Other topics covered include the election of the Mistress of Girton - Elizabeth Welsh, and Constance Maynard's financial help to the students out of her wages.
Access StatusOpen
URL (click to download record)http://library.qmul.ac.uk/media/library/archives/diary/Green-Book-Diary,-3-January-1885---12-August-1887.pdf
Persons
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer