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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/2/14
TitleDiary, 1890-1898
Extent1 vol
DescriptionDiary, 27 May 1890 - 5 August 1891, with a note added to 28 September 1890 in 1898.

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 the preparation work on Kidderpore Hall, 8 and 29 June 1890 and moving into the building 22 March 1891, life with Effie [Stephanë Anthon] and George Maynard's marriage to Jean Richardson 1 January 1891.

Also includes visits to places such as Belstead, Hastings, Guernsey, Sark, Perth and Brittany.

Mentions contemporary events such as an Opium Meeting, 1 June 1890, and a detailed description of a visit to General William Booth's shelters in Whitechapel, 30 November 1890.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer