Girl Guides

Connections

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Education Anne Ridler
Downe House had been founded at Charles Darwin 's old home by Olive Willis , a remarkable woman who was still headmistress, who exercised an important influence on AR , and whose biography Ridler later...
Education Rosemary Sutcliff
Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital functioned in RS 's life rather like an intermittently attended boarding school. There she joined the Girl Guides , earned a badge and won a medal. There too she once had...
Performance of text Ann Jellicoe
The Royal Court produced AJ 's The Rising Generation, a young people's play which had previously been rejected by the British Girl Guides Association .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
233
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
220-1
Publishing Ann Jellicoe
The Girl Guides (founded in 1910), having heard that AJ wrote plays about teenagers, commissioned her in 1960 to write a play for their fiftieth anniversary. It was meant to be performed by four hundred...
Textual Production Juliana Horatia Ewing
Others of her tales which first appeared in the Monthly Packet include The Brownies, 1865 (which became famous for giving its name to the junior branch of the Girl Guides ).
Nadel, Ira Bruce, and William E. Fredeman, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 21. Gale Research, 1983.
21: 172

Timeline

25 July 1907
Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scout movement. Its purpose was to teach outdoor survival and character building through an approach which moved its learners through successive levels of skills.
1910
Robert Baden-Powell and his sister Agnes established the Girl Guides as a sister organization to the Boy Scouts .