Frances Mary Buss

Standard Name: Buss, Frances Mary


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Education Phyllis Bentley
As a young child PB went as a weekly boarder to Halifax Ladies' College, a private school in her home town run by Miss Monica and Miss Kate Pannett . (Such a school would take...
Education Florence Farr
During her time at school she boarded with a cousin.
Johnson, Josephine. Florence Farr: Bernard Shaw’s new woman. Colin Smythe.
She later felt that the experience was a limiting one: I was myself educated in the colleges of Miss Dorothea Beale and Miss Buss
Education Stella Gibbons
After her governess attempted suicide, SG enrolled in North London Collegiate , the school founded by Frances Mary Buss , a pioneer in women's education.
Oliver, Reggie. Out of the Woodshed: A Portrait of Stella Gibbons. Bloomsbury.
Family and Intimate relationships Iris Tree
IT 's mother, Maud (Holt) Tree , taught classics at Queen's College , Harley Street and harboured the ambition of becoming an academic at Girton College .
Queen's College was founded for the training of...
Friends, Associates Emily Hickey
Other members of the Browning Society (besides the joint founder with EH , Frederick James Furnivall ) included Eleanor Marx and Frances Buss .
Benzie, William. Dr. F. J. Furnivall: Victorian Scholar Adventurer. Pilgrim Books.
Friends, Associates Helen Taylor
HT moved in political and social circles that included Elizabeth Garrett Anderson , Millicent Garrett Fawcett , Louisa Garrett Anderson , Emily Davies , Elizabeth Wolstenholme , Frances Mary Buss , Dorothea Beale , and Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon .
Kent, Susan Kingsley. Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914. Princeton University Press.
Robson, Ann P. et al. “Introduction and Editorial Materials”. Sexual Equality, University of Toronto Press, p. vii - xxxv; various pages.
Health Emily Shirreff
From Italy she wrote to Frances Mary Buss that we have had of course much passing enjoyment in the beautiful scenery we have dwelt amongst, but there is a dark shadow over all. It is...
Intertextuality and Influence Frances Power Cobbe
Among the personal duties that the book identifies, is that of maintaining your own lawful freedom
Cobbe, Frances Power. The Duties of Women. G. H. Ellis.
as the indispensable condition of the whole moral life.
Cobbe, Frances Power. The Duties of Women. G. H. Ellis.
But freedom must be exercised properly, and Cobbe...
Occupation Emily Hickey
EH became a lecturer in English Literature at North London Collegiate School for Girls (a secondary school), founded in April 1850 by Frances Mary Buss , who was still headmistress.
Thesing, William B., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 199. Gale Research.
199: 167
Leighton, Angela, and Margaret Reynolds, editors. Victorian Women Poets: An Anthology. Blackwell.
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.
politics Helen Blackburn
She was a committee member of the Society for Promoting the Employment of Women , an organization (founded in 1859) that sought to train women and encourage the provision of job opportunities for them. Other...
politics Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon
BLSB and other Langham feminists such as Jessie Boucherett and Emily Davies formed the society for the discussion of political and social issues. The first meeting was held at the home of Charlotte Manning ...
politics Emily Davies
ED and Frances Mary Buss gave evidence before the Schools Inquiry Commission , ensuring that girls' education would figure in its influential report.
Stephen, Barbara. Emily Davies and Girton College. Constable.
politics Maria Grey
MG received a silver casket from Frances Mary Buss and Dorothea Beale , famous as headmistresses under the Girls' Public Day Schools Trust , in recognition of her contribution to education.
Ellsworth, Edward W. Liberators of the Female Mind: The Shirreff Sisters, Educational Reform, and the Women’s Movement. Greenwood.
politics Emily Shirreff
Founded in February 1875 by Beata Doreck (who died in 1875 shortly after assuming the presidency of the new organization), Maria Grey , and ES , the Froebel Society promoted the kindergarten system advocated by...
Wealth and Poverty Adelaide O'Keeffe
D. Laing (in the same letter which reports on AOK 's early love-affair) appealed on her behalf to the Royal Literary Fund with both warm sympathy and condescension.
This letter-writer may have been the Rev...


1 May 1848: Queen's College for Women (a secondary, not...

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1 May 1848

Queen's College for Women (a secondary, not a post-secondary institution) was founded in London to educate prospective governesses and improve girls' education generally.

4 April 1850: The North London Collegiate School for Ladies,...

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4 April 1850

The North London Collegiate School for Ladies , founded by Frances Mary Buss as her own venture, re-opened with its new and enduring name at its new address, 46 Camden Street.

23 May 1865: The Kensington Society, a quarterly women's...

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23 May 1865

The Kensington Society , a quarterly women's discussion group devoted to social and political issues, held its inaugural meeting in London.

1868: The report of the Schools Inquiry or Taunton...

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The report of the Schools Inquiry or Taunton Commission supported the view of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon , Emily Davies , and others that girls' education required reform.

1874: The Association of Headmistresses was founded...

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The Association of Headmistresses was founded by Frances Mary Buss and Dorothea Beale .

1890: Clara Collet published The Economic Position...

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Clara Collet published The Economic Position of Educated Working Women.


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