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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/2/19
TitleDiary, 1896-1899
Extent1 vol
DescriptionDiary, 12 May 1896 - 24 June 1899.

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 her cycling trips, and her relationship with Effie [Stephanë Anthon] including her running away from the Salvation Army Home, 12 June 1899.

Also includes visits to places such as Leeds, Bath, Ascot, Wimbledon, and Somerset.

Mentions contemporary events such as the Armenian Genocide, 11 October 1896, the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Queen Victoria, 20 June 1897 and the death of William Gladstone.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer