“Hertha Ayrton”. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Virtual Museum.
Standard Name: Ayrton, Hertha
Used Form: Hertha Ayrton (born Sarah Marks)
Used Form: Phoebe Sarah Marks
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|Family and Intimate relationships||Celia Moss||
This niece of CM 's, who studied with her aunt Marion Hartog, later became Hertha Ayrton , a suffragist and distinguished scientist.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon||
She kept her name, considering it the one she had earned and having discovered there was no legal necessity to change it, but added Bodichon as a nod to social convention. She and her husband...
|Friends, Associates||Evelyn Sharp||
She became a close friend of Dr Louisa Garrett Anderson , of Hertha Ayrton , physicist and suffragist, and of Ayrton's daughter, Barbara Gould . These two women, mother and daughter, embodied a thread linking...
|Friends, Associates||Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon|
One of her pupils, her niece Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923), became a suffragist and a friend of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon and George Eliot . She obtained only third-class degree results at the end her studies...
BH set her name to the earliest of her several letters to the Times, this one together with Hertha Ayrton and Mary Augusta Ward , as an effort to raise money for a building...
|Textual Features||Amy Levy||
Her contributions include descriptive pieces (on, for instance, the Florence ghetto, which she presents as thronged with ghosts) and analytical essays on, for instance, our national free-masonry of wit; our family joke:
Beckman, Linda Hunt. Amy Levy: Her Life and Letters. Ohio University Press, 2000.
|Textual Production||Evelyn Sharp||
ES published a 300-page biography of a woman who had achieved eminence as a physicist: Hertha Ayrton , 1854-1923, A Memoir. It was written at the request of Ayrton's daughter, Barbara Gould .
TLS Centenary Archive Centenary Archive [1902-2012].
1202 (5 March 1926): 235
Sharp, Evelyn. Unfinished Adventure. John Lane, Bodley Head, 1933.
23 March 1899
The first paper presented to the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) by a woman was read by Hertha Ayrton , who was later admitted as the Institution's first female member.
11 December 1906
Millicent Garrett Fawcett gave a banquet at the Savoy Hotel in London to celebrate the release from Holloway Prison of suffragists arrested on 23 October.