Lucy Toulmin Smith

Standard Name: Smith, Lucy Toulmin
Birth Name: Lucy Toulmin Smith
LTS was a literary scholar who served as the first librarian at Manchester College , Oxford. Her writings, which spanned the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, include work on a periodical, scholarly editions of medieval and early modern English and French texts, a medieval commonplace book, a grammar manual, and translations.


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Education Mary Kingsley
On Lucy Toulmin Smith 's advice MK found distraction during these trying years in concentrating on heavy, abstruse studies: she now taught herself Latin, Arabic, and Syrian.
Frank, Katherine. A Voyager Out: The Life of Mary Kingsley. Houghton Mifflin.
Friends, Associates Mary Kingsley
In CambridgeMK developed close female friendships for the first time. The women included Hatty Johnson , Clara Skeat , and Agnes Smith Lewis . Lucy Toulmin Smith , first female head of a public...
Textual Production Mary Kingsley
Kinglsey received editorial help from her friends Alice Stopford Green , Lucy Toulmin Smith , and John Holt .
Frank, Katherine. A Voyager Out: The Life of Mary Kingsley. Houghton Mifflin.
West African Studies was reissued by Cambridge University Press in 2010, online and in print-on-demand format.
Kingsley, Mary. West African Studies. Cambridge University Press,
Textual Production Liz Lochhead
LL 's adaptation of The York Cycle of Mystery Plays opened at the Theatre Royal , in the city of York. This adaptation has not, in 2008, reached print.
The manuscript of these plays...
Travel Mary Kingsley
During the 1880's each of MK 's two attempts to go away on holiday coincided with sudden relapses in her mother's condition. Within two days of her first holiday, a visit to Wales with...


1710: Oxford scholar Thomas Hearne published through...

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Oxford scholar Thomas Hearne published through the university press the first of the nine volumes of The Itinerary of John Leland , Antiquary.

26 June to 5 July 1899: The International Council of Women sponsored...

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26 June to 5 July 1899

The International Council of Women sponsored the International Congress of Women , a ten-day conference held at Westminster Town Hall in London. Those attending included Susan B. Anthony , Sidney Webb , Josephine Butler

31 October 1910: Frances Olive Underhill, a graduate of Royal...

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31 October 1910

Frances Olive Underhill , a graduate of Royal Holloway College , was appointed by E. W. B. Nicholson Assistant Librarian at the Bodleian : the first woman so appointed in England, after considerable infighting and...


Smith, Lucy Toulmin, editor. A Common-place Book of the Fifteenth Century. Trübner, 1886.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin. English Gilds. Editor Smith, Joshua Toulmin, N. Trübner, 1870.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, and Joshua Toulmin Smith, editors. English Gilds. N. Trübner, 1892.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin. “English Popular Preaching in the Fourteenth Century”. English Historical Review, Vol.
, No. 25, pp. 25-36.
Kyngeston, Richard. Expeditions to Prussia and the Holy Land Made by Henry, Earl of Derby (afterwards King Henry IV). Editor Smith, Lucy Toulmin, printed for the Camden Society, 1894.
Sackville, Thomas, and Thomas Norton. Gorboduc. Editor Smith, Lucy Toulmin, Henninger, 1883.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin. “On Openings for Women in Library Work”. Library Association Record, Vol.
, No. 11, pp. 719-24.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin. “Review: <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Cartulaire Général de l’Ordre des Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem</span&gt”;. English Historical Review, Vol.
, No. 90, pp. 347-9.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin. “Review: <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>The Trinity House of Deptford Strond</span&gt”;. English Historical Review, Vol.
, No. 34, pp. 377-9.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, and Clement Mansfield Ingleby. Shakespeare’s Centurie of Prayse. N. Trübner, 1879.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin. “Shakespeare: Later History -- King Henry IV., Parts 1 and 2. -- King Henry V”. Atalanta, Vol.
, pp. 469-74.
Leland, John. The Itinerary of John Leland. Editor Smith, Lucy Toulmin, George Bell and Sons, 1910.
Ricart, Robert. The Maire of Bristowe is Kalendar. Editor Smith, Lucy Toulmin, printed for the Camden Society, 1872.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, editor. York Plays. Clarendon, 1885.