Tuson, Penelope. The Queen’s Daughters: An Anthology of Victorian Feminist Writings on India, 1857-1900. Ithaca Press, 1995.
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MFB was named the first vice-president of the Society of Women Journalists (SWJ) , an organization founded that year by Joseph Snell Woodwith the objective to unite women journalists for mutual protection and advancement.
Clarke, Meaghan. “New Woman on Grub Street: Art in the City”. Gissing in the City: Cultural Crisis and the Making of Books in Late Victorian England, edited by John Spiers and John Spiers, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, pp. 31 -40.
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MFB credits Queen Mary and her attempts to mobilize women in the workforce for the passing of that sense of utter impotence which possessed [women] in the first days of the war.
Billington, Mary Frances. The Roll-Call of Serving Women: A Record of Woman’s Work for Combatants and Sufferers in the Great War. The Religious Tract Society, 1915.
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Owing perhaps to her more adventurous
attitude following her early successes as a journalist and as an organizer with the Society of Women Journalists (SWJ) , MFB requested and was awarded a commisson from the...
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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MFB visited Ottawa as sole female delegate to the Second Imperial Press Conference (of the Empire Press Union ), for representatives of newspapers from across the British Empire. Officially, she represented the SWJ .
Donald, Robert. The Imperial Press Conference in Canada. Hodder and Stoughton, 1920.