British Federation of University Women


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
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 Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
MHVR 's friends included novelist Elizabeth Robins , Theodora Bosanquet (spokesperson for British Federation of University Women and one-time secretary of Henry James ), MP Ellen Wilkinson (despite of their different stance on party politics)...
politics Margaret Haig, Viscountess Rhondda
The group's agenda was to obtain legislative improvements in child-assault laws, the position of unmarried mothers, equality of both parents in guardianship rights, equal pay for teachers, equal civic service opportunities for women and men...
Textual Production Margaret Kennedy
Kennedy took the material for this biography from a series of lectures on Jane Austen she had given at the Liverpool Branch of the British Federation of University Women and the English Association of Bath...


20 March 1907
Sara Burstall , headmistress of Manchester High School for Girls , chaired a meeting in the school's library in Manchester which resulted in the founding of the British Federation of University Women .
New activist women's groups in Britain this year included the Feminist History Conference , the British Federation of University Women , the Feminist Press Collective , and Gay Women's Liberation .