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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/2/13
TitleDiary, 1889-1890
Extent1 vol
DescriptionDiary, 24 March 1889 - 25 May 1890.

Entries arranged by week record daily life as Mistress of Westfield College.

Details the activities, work, health and relationships of those involved in daily life at Westfield College. Includes subjects such as staff appointments, new students, visitors, Council meetings, work in the community and degree results.

Includes details of life with Effie [Stephanë Anthon] including her illness August 1889 and her baptism 27 April 1890. Details the decision to purchase Kidderpore Hall, 27 October 1889.

Also includes visits to places such as Eastbourne, Ireland, Wimbledon, Hastings and Girton.

Mentions contemporary events such as a visit to London by the Shah of Persia, 30 June 1889.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer