Sharp, Evelyn. Unfinished Adventure. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1933.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Cultural formation||Evelyn Sharp|
|Education||H. G. Wells||
Having initially left school at thirteen, HGW later attended the Normal School which later became the Royal College of Science. His most important teacher and inspiration was Thomas Huxley . He failed his final exams...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Aldous Huxley||
AH 's paternal grandfather, Thomas Henry Huxley , was a famous biologist who died just a year after his grandson's birth. When he was six Aldous attended, with his entire family, the unveiling of a...
|Family and Intimate relationships||Dinah Mulock Craik||
George Lillie Craik became (following his marriage to Dinah Mulock and possibly as a result of his connection with her) a partner in the Macmillan publishing firm .
The marriage apparently proved happy. The...
Mitchell, Sally. Dinah Mulock Craik. Twayne, 1983.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Katharine Bruce Glasier||
John Bruce Glasier, also a founding member of the Independent Labour Party and NAC , was a devoted socialist like KBG , an aspiring poet, a determined agnostic, and at the end of his life...
|Friends, Associates||Maria Grey||
The Shirreffs were a sociable family whose friends and acquaintances were varied. The scientist Mary Somerville , geologist Sir Charles Lyell , and Sir William Grove , inventor of the Grove battery, were numbered among...
|Friends, Associates||Geraldine Jewsbury||
GJ entered the social scene of the capital with several connections already made. Her London friends included members of the Kingsley and Rossetti families, feminist reformer Frances Power Cobbe , author John Ruskin , Samuel Carter
|Friends, Associates||Frances Power Cobbe||
FPC 's wide London circle included Walter Bagehot , Frances Sarah Colenso and her husband Bishop Colenso (while they were home from Africa), Henry Fawcett , Charles Kingsley , W. E. H. Lecky , Sir Charles Lyell
|Friends, Associates||Anna Swanwick||
Other friends mentioned by her niece and biographer were Fredrika Bremer , Anna Brownell Jameson , Frances Power Cobbe , Thomas Carlyle , George MacDonald , Lady Eastlake , Elizabeth Rundle Charles , Lady Martin
|Friends, Associates||Emily Shirreff||
ES 's circle of friends included Sir William Grove (inventor of the Grove battery), scientist Mary Somerville , lawyer and Royal Society president Lord Wrottesley , astronomer Sir George Biddell Airy , Sir John Herschel
|Literary responses||George Henry Lewes||
A hostile notice by T. H. Huxley in the Westminster Review (owned by John Chapman ) dismissed Lewes as an amateur and ranked his book below Harriet Martineau 's recent abridgement of Comte. George Eliot
She aimed to establish credibility for a female medical college by gathering an impressive group of physicians. They included the editor of the British Medical Journal, Ernest Hart , Thomas Henry Huxley , Dr...
ED 's petition was a request for funding to establish a College for women. It was signed by 521 teachers of girls and 175 others, including Robert Browning , George Grote , Thomas Huxley ,...
EF reluctantly declined to stand for the London School Board , following the resignation of T. H. Huxley , because of her commitments to other activities.
Stone, James S. Emily Faithfull: Victorian Champion of Women’s Rights. P. D. Meany, 1994.
|Reception||Dinah Mulock Craik||
Following her death, a committee which included Tennyson , Arnold , Robert Browning , Margaret Oliphant , T. H. Huxley , and James Russell Lowell was formed to devise a memorial to DMC in Tewkesbury...