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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/2/20
TitleDiary, 1899-1910
LevelItem
Date1899-1910
Extent1 vol
DescriptionDiary, 25 June 1899 - 30 June 1901 with a break followed by 24 April 1908 - 31 December 1910.

Has a detailed index in the front.

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 relationship with Effie [Stephanë Anthon], her writing, the search for a cottage site and the making of her will, 1910.

Other topics covered include a series of Theological Lectures in May 1901, and discussions about establishing a Theological College, St Gabriels, February - June 1901, and the decision to introduce a Divinity Faculty at Westfield, 9 June 1901.

Also includes visits to places such as Sevenoaks, Wimbledon, Eastbourne, Swindon, Cambridge, Belstead, Manchester, Liverpool and Hornsey.

Mentions contemporary events such as the death of Queen Victoria, 20 January 1901, and a visit from the Princess of Schleswig Holstein, 29 November 1910.
Access StatusOpen
Persons
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer