Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Newnham College, Cambridge University
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|Characters||Katharine Bruce Glasier||
The book features as its heroine Aimée Furniss, a recent graduate from Newnham College who has just taken up her first position teaching at a girls' school. Though she finds teaching rewarding, her experiences with...
|Cultural formation||Emma Frances Brooke||
For one of her intensely religious background to attend a secular or ecumenical institution shows some strength of mind. Although the students were expected to inform the Principal of the place of worship they chose...
She left the greater part of her estate to Newnham College , Cambridge, to support female education through the establishment of a scholarship for Language and Literature.
She was buried in Finchley Cemetery in...
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
AL became the first Jewish woman to study at Newnham Hall (later College) (or indeed at Cambridge University), at a time when women of any kind as undergraduates were a novel phenomenon.
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press, 2000.
Pullen, Christine. The Woman Who Dared: A Biography of Amy Levy. Kingston University Press, 2010.
|Education||Emma Frances Brooke||
EFB , then in her late twenties, was attending Newnham College (then in its inaugural year and occupying Merton Hall in Cambridge), as one of its eight pioneering female students.
Daniels, Kay. “Emma Brooke: Fabian, feminist and writer”. Women’s History Review, No. 2, pp. 153 -68.
Edwards, Joseph, editor. The First Labour Annual 1895: A Year Book of Industrial Progress and Social Welfare. No. 1, The Harvester Press, 1971.
Clough, Blanche Athena. A Memoir of Anne Jemima Clough. Edward Arnold, 1897.
Anonymous,. “Woman and Home: Miss Emma Brooke, the Author of ‘A Superfluous Woman’”. The North American, p. 6.
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|Education||Emma Frances Brooke|
After completing her studies at Aberdeen, Smith began working towards a doctorate at Newnham College, Cambridge (still a women-only body). Continuing her work on the area of her MLitt, she determined to focus on the...
|Education||Mary Agnes Hamilton||
After seven months studying at the University of Kiel , Mary Agnes Adamson (later Hamilton) entered Newnham College, Cambridge , on a Mathilde Blind Scholarship, an award set up by the distinguished writer .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|Education||Flora Macdonald Mayor||
Having failed to find an intelligent balance between work and play,FMM disappointed herself and worried her father by graduating from Newnham College, Cambridge , with only a third-class degree.
Morgan, Janet. “Introduction: The Squire’s Daughter”. The Rector’s Daughter, Virago, 1987, p. v - xii.
After attending Kensington High School , Ray Costelloe (later RS ) completed a degree course in mathematics at Newnham College, Cambridge. (Women were not actually awarded Cambridge degrees until 1947.)
Strachey, Barbara. Remarkable Relations: The Story of the Pearsall Smith Women. Universe Books, 1980.
|Education||Flora Macdonald Mayor|
Elaine Cooklin (later EF ) received her BA in English Literature from Newnham College, Cambridge , where she had held an Open Exhibition.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Couzyn, Jeni, editor. The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Women Poets. Bloodaxe Books, 1985.
A Hygienic Wearing Apparel Exhibition was held at Kensington Town Hall.