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Articles on women's education, work, housing and leisure: Item 7, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Zimmern 3/1/7
Scope and Contents ‘Women at the Universities’, from Leisure Hour, August 1898, pp 433-442, illustrated with images chiefly of Girton College, also Newnham College; Somerville College, Oxford; and Bedford College, London (the latter including Miss Penrose, ‘late principal of Bedford College, now of Holloway College’). Begins with historical reference to women’s education back to Tennyson’s ‘sweet girl-graduates’ [The Princess, 1847]; Daniel Defoe’s proposals for women’s education in 1697; the middle ages; and...
Dates: 1898