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Employer Ruth Padel
RP 's first job was playing the viola at Westminster Abbey, for which she was paid five pounds.
Ruth Padel.
Later, like many graduate students, she did some teaching at Oxford , and like many...
Employer Hannah Arendt
In 1959 HA became the first woman to be appointed to a full-time faculty position at Princeton .
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
She had already in 1952 won a Guggenheim Fellowship and been the first woman ever invited by...
Employer Toni Morrison
TM was named the Robert F. Goheen Professor of the Humanities at Princeton , becoming the first black woman to hold a chair in an Ivy League University.
Kitwana, Bakari. “1978 Awardees: Toni Morrison”. Cleveland Arts Prize.
Employer Toni Morrison
She maintained her academic identity with short-term appointments at the State University of New York and then Princeton . She says: There were certain things I could do with ease. Teach. And read books. And...
Employer Anne Carson
AC has taught at universities across North America. She is currently, in 2015, teaching at Bard College in New York State. She began her teaching career at the University of Calgary , and has also...
Family and Intimate relationships Linda Villari
LV 's mother was born Mary Lind in Jamaica in 1816.
. She married LV 's father on 27 February 1833 at St Matthew, Friday Street, in London.
In her autobiographical novel When I...
Friends, Associates Jean Ingelow
Thirteen of the letters they exchanged are held in the Firestone Library at Princeton . Their relationship was somewhat unusual, as U. C. Knoepflmacher notes. Ruskin at one time counted Ingelow among his eleven closest...
Leisure and Society Maria Edgeworth
John Downman painted an attractive half-length portrait of her in watercolour and pencil (now at Princeton University ) in 1807. After it changed hands at the Peyraud sale in 2009, a reproduction of it was...
Occupation Gertrude Stein
On October 24 1934 she was greeted with effusive press coverage in New York.
Hobhouse, Janet. Everybody Who was Anybody: A Biography of Gertrude Stein. Doubleday.
At Columbia University she had been expected to give four lectures to audiences of approximately two hundred each. However...
Publishing Eleanor Sleath
This book was written during a highly social period of ES 's life, and advertised in February 1799.
Czlapinski, Rebecca, and Eric C. Wheeler. Sleath Sleuth. New Eleanor Sleath Biography.
Garside, Peter et al., editors. The English Novel 1770-1829. Oxford University Press.
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Most copies having been no doubt read to pieces, this is now a very rare...
Reception Mary Gawthorpe
She left these papers to her nephew Sidney John Ward (her sister Annie's son), and his daughters donated them to Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives in New York City. Other papers...
Reception Marina Warner
Subsequently, Warner has been a Visiting Fellow at the British Film Institute (1992), Trinity College, Cambridge (1998), the Humanities Research Centre, Warwick University (1999), Stanford University (2000), and All Souls College , Oxford (2001). She...
Textual Production George Egerton
GE 's letters and papers are held at the National Library of Ireland , at Boston University 's Mugar Memorial Library in the Terence de Vere White Collection, and at Princeton University .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Dorothy Richardson
The majority of DR 's papers are held by Yale University 's Beinecke Library . Smaller collections are housed at the British Library , the New York Public Library , the University of Texas at Austin
Textual Production T. S. Eliot
In the same year he received the Order of Merit, and a Fellowship at Princeton 's Institute for Advanced Study .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


1836: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount...

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Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount Holyoke College) was founded at South Hadley, Maryland, by Mary Lyon : the first post-secondary educational institution for women in the USA.

6 November 1919: Published observations of a solar eclipse,...

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6 November 1919

Published observations of a solar eclipse, made in Brazil and West Africa by two sets of British astronomers, confirmed Albert Einstein 's theory of relativity.

By late 1996: Helen Fielding hit the best-selling jackpot...

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By late 1996

Helen Fielding hit the best-selling jackpot when her novelBridget Jones's Diary (originally a newspaper column begun the previous year) was published as a book.


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