Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick

Standard Name: Sidgwick, Eleanor Mildred


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Education Mary Agnes Hamilton
Hamilton writes that tertiary education for women at the time was still on its trial;
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape.
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the women students at Newnham were totally separated from the masculine undergraduate population. To her, with her...
Family and Intimate relationships Ethel Sidgwick
Henry's wife, Eleanor Sidgwick (known in the family as Nora), was therefore her aunt by marriage. Née Balfour, Eleanor was sister to Arthur J. Balfour , who became Prime Minister. She married Henry Sidgwick in...
politics Marie Belloc Lowndes
The letter challenged a recent antisuffragist manifesto, and stressed three points from Prime Minister Asquith 's statement to suffragists of 14 August. The points were that women had rendered as effective service to their country...
Textual Production Ethel Sidgwick
ES 's Mrs. Henry Sidgwick: A Memoir, appeared two years after its subject's death. Eleanor Mildred Sidgwick, née Balfour (1845-1936) had been President of Newnham College , Cambridge, from 1892 to 1910.
Sidgwick, Ethel. Mrs. Henry Sidgwick. Sidgwick and Jackson.


1882: The Society for Psychical Research was founded...

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The Society for Psychical Research was founded with the purpose of conducting objective scientific research into supernatural phenomena such as clairvoyance, telepathy, and mediumship.

28 August 1900: Henry Sidgwick, philosopher (and husband...

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28 August 1900

Henry Sidgwick , philosopher (and husband of Eleanor Sidgwick , Principal of Newnham College ), died of cancer at his brother-in-law's house in Terling, near Witham, Essex.

1926: New statutes at Cambridge University first...

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New statutes at Cambridge University first permitted women to hold university (as opposed to merely college) teaching posts, to belong to university faculties and sit on faculty boards.


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