International Association of Lyceum Clubs

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death Ada Cambridge
She was buried in Brighton Cemetery in Melbourne, survived by her daughter and son. An obituary in the newspaper Argus commended her involvement in the Women Writers' Club , citing her invaluable advice [to]...
Family and Intimate relationships Constance Smedley
They had known each other as students at Birmingham Art School, and met again in 1907 when he designed the decor for a special dinner which CS gave at the Lyceum Club .
Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus, 1912.
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Family and Intimate relationships Constance Smedley
CS 's sister Ida shared her acting talent and her feminist principles, but her interests diverged from those of Constance when, after holding the first science scholarship at Newnham , she decided on a career...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth von Arnim
EA met Hugh Walpole after receiving a fan letter he sent her in 1907. They met for tea at the Lyceum Club , a London women's social club that had been inaugurated by Constance Smedley
Friends, Associates Constance Smedley
In Birmingham CS had become friendly with Coulson Kernahan , through whom she also met Flora Klickmann . Edgar Pemberton brought her acquainted with theatrical figures she deeply admired: Sir Charles Wyndham , and Mary Moore
Leisure and Society Ruby M. Ayres
She regularly held membership in a London club, belonging in the 1920s to the Lyceum Club and the Writers' Club , and later to the Ladies' Carlton Club .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Occupation Constance Smedley
On marrying, CS withdrew from her work with the Lyceum Clubs to spend her time writing and illustrating in collaboration with her husband, and then developing symbolist performance techniques.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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This began with their...
Occupation Constance Smedley
In the New Forest they set up a theatrical summer school, which ran for three seasons. They attracted students from all over the world. At the same period they began publishing textbooks on their theatrical...
Occupation Ada Cambridge
Ada Cross (who was by now, under her birth name of Ada Cambridge , a well-regarded author) became the first president of the Women Writers' Club in Williamstown, Australia.
Bradstock, Margaret, and Louise Wakeling. Rattling the Orthodoxies: A Life of Ada Cambridge. Penguin, 1991.
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Tate, Audrey. Ada Cambridge: Her Life and Work, 1844-1926. Melbourne University Press, 1991.
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Occupation Beatrice Harraden
Apart from her suffrage affiliations, BH also served on the committees of various women's organizations: the Writers' Club (whose first president was John Strange Winter ), the London International Lyceum Club (which Constance Smedley founded...
Occupation Anna Wickham
She did, however, occasionally perform after her marriage, singing at venues such as the Lyceum Club .
Wickham, Anna, James Hepburn, and James Hepburn. “Fragment of an Autobiography: Prelude to a Spring Clean”. The Writings of Anna Wickham Free Woman and Poet, edited by Reginald Donald Smith, Virago Press, 1984, pp. 51 - 157.
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Occupation Constance Smedley
CS issued notice of elections to appoint the Provisional Committee of her projected London International Lyceum Club , to realize her vision of a social institution for professional women of limited means.
International Association of Lyceum Clubs.
Occupation Constance Smedley
On her twenty-eighth birthday, CS 's London International Lyceum Club opened in magnificent premises
Bowe, Nicola Gordon. “Constance and Maxwell Armfield: An American Interlude 1915-1922”. The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, pp. 6 - 27.
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at 128 Piccadilly (having nearly settled for leasing space over Lyons Cafe).
Bowe, Nicola Gordon. “Constance and Maxwell Armfield: An American Interlude 1915-1922”. The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, pp. 6 - 27.
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Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus, 1912.
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Occupation Constance Smedley
They contacted sixty well-known women journalists and authors; only two replied.
Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus, 1912.
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Feeling dubious about women's business abilities, they took advice from Smedley's father (who over the years supported the club to the extent...
Occupation Constance Smedley
Since the Langham Place Group had provided a social space for women in 1860, several organizations had already challenged the flourishing institution of men's clubs. The Lyceum Club came on the scene at a time...

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