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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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Josephine Butler and the Prostitution Campaigns: The moral reclaimability of ...

Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler - Feminism - 2003 - 300 pages
...training for 'honest' occupations. In the spring of 1867, Butler also became the first elected President of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women. The Council set up a University Extension Scheme which it was hoped would lead to a certificated course...
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A Historical Dictionary of British Women

Cathy Hartley - History - 2003 - 500 pages
...greatest achievement, but she was also active in other campaigns. From 1867 to 1870 she was President of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women. In 1874 she undertook the first of several visits to the Continent to organize international opposition...
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Representative Sadleriana: Sir Michael Sadler, (1861-1943), on English ...

Sir Michael Sadler, Jack Sislian - Education - 2004 - 311 pages
...Wolstenholme Elmy) adopted Miss Clough's plan. Similar action in Sheffield, Leeds, and Newcastleupon-Tyne. The North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women established 1867. The Council included Mrs. Butler, Miss Clough, Miss Wolstenholme, Mr. James Bryce,...
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Teacher Training at Cambridge: The Initiatives of Oscar Browning and ...

Pam Hirsch, Mark McBeth - Education - 2004 - 254 pages
...Following the institution of local examinations for boys and girls in 1858 by the University of Durham, the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women was formed in 1867, of which Anne Jemima Clough (later to be the first principal of Newnham College,...
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The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain

Martin Daunton, Astor Professor of British History Martin Daunton - Education - 2005 - 424 pages
...instrumental in setting up Somerville College, Oxford); and Anne Jemima Clough, Josephine Butler, and the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women. The University of London had admitted women for degrees in 1878; Owens opened classes to women from 1883;...
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Drawing the Global Colour Line: White Men's Countries and the International ...

Marilyn Lake, Henry Reynolds - History - 2008
...Reform. He then accepted an offer from feminist friends, including Anne Clough, to provide lectures for the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, and to write a pioneering essay in women's history: 'Historical Aspects of Family Life', for JE Butler's...
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A Short History of Education

...short courses to women teachers and senior school-girls. The suggestion led in 1867 to the formation of the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women, of which Mrs Josephine Butler and Miss Clough were respectively president and secretary. James Stuart,...
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English Educatiion

...consequence of Miss Clough's advocacy, a federated body came into existence in November, 1867, calling itself the North of England Council for promoting the Higher Education of Women, Miss Clough being its first honorary secretary. Its object was "to deliberate on questions affecting...
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The Kentucky Thoroughbred

Kent Hollingsworth - Sports & Recreation - 1985 - 195 pages
...advanced instruction for women through lectures by university dons. The union of the latter in 1867 into the North of England Council for Promoting the Higher Education of Women marked the beginning of the influential university extension movement. The sizeable audiences the council's...
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