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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/3/3
TitleSundial Diary, 1913-1917
Extent1 vol
DescriptionSundial Diary, 1 December 1913 - 31 December 1917

Covers her retirement living in the Sundial, Little Bookham.

Subjects covered include her work in the community, health, the ill health and death of Effie [Stephanë Anthon] 16 November 1915, news of Westfield such as the death of Agne de Sélincourt 3 September 1917, and daily life at the Sundial, Little Bookham.

Includes details of books that she has read and writing she has completed, and a retrospect of 1917 and retrospect of the whole book.

Includes visits to places such as Keswick, Westfield, Wimbledon, Brighton, Breconshire, Belstead, Eastbourne and London.

Mentions contemporary events such as the outbreak of World War I including her war poetry 'Watching the War', details of Belgian refugees, accusations of being pro-German 3 Septemebr 1915 and an extract from a conversation with Theo [Theodore] Maynard about fighting in the war, 14 Dec 1915. Also mentions the introduction of the Daylight-Saving Bill, 20 May 1916.

Index in the front.
Access StatusOpen
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer