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" There had been established, just at that time, in these four towns, an association calling itself the North of England Council for promoting the Higher Education of Women. "
Final report... - Page 26
by Great Britain. Ministry of Reconstruction. Adult Education Committee, Arthur Lionel Smith - 1919 - 409 pages
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Feminism, Marriage, and the Law in Victorian England

Mary Lyndon Shanley - History - 1993 - 213 pages
...energies to the movement to repeal the Contagious Diseases Acts (Anne Jemima Clough succeeded her as head of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women), Wolstenholme became sole secretary of the Married Women's Property Committee, and Becker headed the...
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The Women's Movements in the United States and Britain from the 1790s to the ...

Christine Bolt - Social Science - 1993 - 390 pages
...opposing element in the women's movement, epitomised by Anne J. Clough and Josephine Butler, the leaders of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, which was based in Liverpool between 1867 and 1875. As a way of moving cautiously towards female participation...
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Cambridge Minds

Richard Mason - Education - 1994 - 237 pages
...university' was the larger task but the opportunity to set about it came sooner. In the summer of 1867 the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, through its Secretary Miss Anne Jemima Clough, was seeking a lecturer to inaugurate a series of lectures...
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Women at Cambridge

Rita McWilliams Tullberg - Education - 1998 - 230 pages
...universities had given their seal of approval. The success of these first lectures led to the formation of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, with responsibility for the organisation of lectures in the major Northern towns. Anne Clough acted...
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Cross Currents in the International Women's Movement, 1848-1948

Patricia Ward D'Itri - Social Science - 1999 - 267 pages
...public without risk of having their morals challenged, but Butler was exceptional. She was president of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women between 1 867 and 1 873, when opposition to the Contagious Diseases Acts became her primary mission....
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Diary of a European Tour, 1900

Margaret Addison - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 197 pages
...so-called "female nature." A second movement toward women at Cambridge began with the 1867 foundation of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, which organized lectures in northern towns. Some of the women students came to Cambridge to write the...
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Votes for Women

June Purvis, Sandra Stanley Holton - Political Science - 2000 - 297 pages
...women. including Josephine Butler and Elizaheth Wolstenholme. who were also to play a leading role in the North of England Council for promoting the Higher Education of Women. founded in autunm 1867. in the formation of the Married Women's Property Committee in April 1 868....
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Defining the Victorian Nation: Class, Race, Gender and the British Reform ...

Catherine Hall, Keith McClelland, Jane Rendall - History - 2000 - 303 pages
...Manchester committee. The Manchester suffrage movement drew upon the same impetus, and activists, as the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, founded in autumn 1867, and the formation of the Married Women's Property Committee in April 1868.58...
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The Education Papers: Women's Quest for Equality in Britain, 1850-1912

Dale Spender - Social Science - 1987 - 366 pages
...publish a paper in MacMillan's Magazine, 'Hints on the organization of girls' schools'. A founding member of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women (Leeds, 1867), she helped to establish a lecture programme for women and special university-based examinations...
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Dictionary of British Women's Organisations, 1825-1960

Peter Gordon, David Doughan - History - 2001 - 218 pages
...students had been acquired at Cambridge and Sidgwick persuaded Anne Jemima Clough, a leading figure in the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, to take charge. By 1872, on Sidgwick's initiative, a new residence, Newnham Hall, had been built. Clough...
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