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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/1/25
TitleGreen Book, 1920-1923
LevelItem
Date1920-1923
Extent1 vol
DescriptionGreen Book, 1 January 1920 - 31 December 1923.

Entries record daily life of retirement living temporarily in Wimbledon, Hawkhurst and staying with friends before moving into Sundial, Gerrard's Cross ,14 October 1923.

Also covers visits to Alassio, Keswick, Scotland, Holland, the Scilly Isles and Mentone, and details of visits from others.

Includes extracts of conversations and letters from individuals such as George Maynard, the Bishop of Durham [Herbert Hensley Henson], Jim Gillett, and Marion Wakefield.

Mentions contemporary events such as the death of Princess Margaret of Connaugh, 10 May 1920, and the general election leading to the first labour government, 9 December 1923.

Topics covered include the death of Dr [James] Robertson, 30 May 1920, her health including an operation and recovery 10 January - 10 March 1921, and the death of Elizabeth Welsh, 13 March 1921.

Also includes Eleanor Lodge taking position as Principal of Westfield, 6 December 1921, and the first Westfield Commemoration Day 17 June 1922.

Includes reflections on the past such as her relationship with Dr [James] Robertston, 30 May 1920, her time at Westfield and choice not to marry, 4 May 1921.
Access StatusOpen
URL (click to download record)http://library.qmul.ac.uk/media/library/archives/diary/Green-Book-Diary,-1-January-1920---31-December-1923.pdf
Persons
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer