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Undergraduate study, Queen Mary, University of London
Ref No (click to see in context)CLM/3/6
TitleSundial Diary, 1918-1935
LevelItem
Date1918-1935
Extent1 vol
DescriptionSundial Diary, 1 January 1929 - 24 March 1935.

Covers her retirement living in the Sundial, Gerrard's Cross.

Subjects covered include her work in the community, health, news of Westfield such as the appointment of Dorothy Chapman as Principal 23 April 1931 and the Jubilee celebrations of 1932 and 1933, and daily life in the Sundial, Gerrards Cross.

Includes details of books that she has read and writing that she is completing, and lists of anticipations. Also includes Girton's award of the Gamble Prize, mentioned 19 February 1930.

Includes visits to places such as St Leonards, Belstead, Westfield, Oxford, and Whipsnade Zoo.

Mentions contemporary events such as the General Election 30 May 1929, the effect that poverty in Leningrad, Russia had on her cousins, throught 1929-1930, the marriage of the Duke of Kent and Princess Marina, 29 November 1934,

Diary also includes writings on The Parables, including outline and anaylsis of tales such as 'Unjust Steward' and 'Treasure and Pearl'. These continue from the volume numbered 31.

The diary also covers details of conferences attended in 1918, such as the Fifth Conference of Modern Churchmen, and the Froebel Society, with the conference programmes and descriptions of the people and papers.

Numbered 32, with index in front.
Access StatusOpen
Persons
CodePerson or Corporate Body Name
DS/UK/34Maynard; Constance Louisa (1849-1935); Mistress, Educational pioneer