Emma Paterson

Standard Name: Paterson, Emma


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Education Henrietta Müller
This was the first year that Girton was located at the village of the same name, just outside Cambridge, instead of further away at Hitchin. While enrolled there, Henrietta Müller was inspired—in part by Emily Davies
politics Emily Faithfull
In the early 1870s, EF planned the setting up of women's printing societies with Emma Paterson .
Goldman, Harold. Emma Paterson: She Led Woman into a Man’s World. Lawrence and Wishart, 1974.
Tusan, Michelle Elizabeth. “Reforming Work: Gender, Class, and the Printing Trade in Victorian Britain”. Journal of Women’s History, Vol.
, No. 1, The Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 103-26.
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politics Isabella Ormston Ford
In the mid-1880s, under the influence of a family friend, Emma Paterson (the president of the Women's Protective and Provident League), IOF became involved with trade union organization in Leeds, with a particular...
politics Edith J. Simcox
Along with Emma Paterson , EJS was one of two women delegates sent to the Trades Union Congress at Glasgow, where she represented the Shirt and Collar Makers .
McKenzie, Keith Alexander, and Gordon S. Haight. Edith Simcox and George Eliot. Oxford University Press, 1961.
politics Edith J. Simcox
During the illness of her former collaborator Emma Paterson , EJS assumed her roles as acting secretary for the Women's Protective and Provident League and editor of the Women's Union Journal; she, with Lady Dilke
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Edith J. Simcox
She begins the article with a tribute to Walter Besant which applauds his efforts at social improvements. She then goes on, in plain terms, to outline the particular need for trade unionism for women: If...


Emma Paterson founded the Women's Protective and Provident League to promote the organization of women workers in England.
August 1874
The National Union of Working Women was founded in Bristol.
February 1876
Emma Paterson launched, as editor, the first issue of the Women's Union Journal, a monthly publication of the Women's Protective and Provident League , an organization founded by Paterson in London in July 1874...
February 1876
Emma Paterson , in association with Emily Faithfull and with the help of Henrietta Müller , founded the Women's Co-operative Printing Society in London. The Society lasted until the 1950s.
By 15 July 1876
Emma Paterson , in association with Emily Faithfull , founded the cooperative Women's Printing Society in London.
Emma Paterson and the Women's Protective and Provident League established the Women's Halfpenny Bank in London.
27 May 1878
The Factory and Workshop Act passed.
15 December 1890
The Women's Union Journal ended publication in London.
Spring 1893
Home Secretary Lord Asquith appointed May Abraham and Mary Paterson as the first women factory inspectors.


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