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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/2/23
TitleDiary, 1911-1913
Extent1 vol
DescriptionDiary, 1 Jan 1911 - 28 Jun 1913.

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 moving into the Sundial cottage, Little Bookham, 26 March 1911, and her relationship with Effie [Stephanë Anthon] including her going to stay in Bordighera, 20 October 1912.

Other topics include the announcement of her resignation, 10 November 1912, an offer of the Principalship to Agnes de Sélincourt, 12 January 1912, and Constance Maynard's last days at Westfield.

Also includes visits to places such as Wimbledon, Belstead, Bath, and Girton.

Mentions contemporary events such as the coronation of King George V, 22 June 1911.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer