Skip to main content

Women -- Education

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Commonplace book of Edith A. Vernon, 1859-1901

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0114
Scope and Contents This interesting piece of Edinburgh educational history is a commonplace book composed in two periods, 1856 and from 1891-1901, from the teacher training college at Dairy House, Edinburgh and probably the Edinburgh Institution For The Education Of Young Ladies at 23, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.1856 entries make up a leavers book with a charming large collection of signed and dated entries of verse quotations, well-wishes and original prose/verse in English, German & French...
Dates: 1859-1901

Creche and retainer scheme, 1972-2006

 Series
Identifier: GD51/8
Scope and Contents

Constitution document, syllabuses, report, article and lecture.

Dates: 1972-2006

Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-42
Scope and Contents The collection contains reports and calendars of the Association between 1868 and 1888 as well as class register books, 1867-1892; minutes and scroll minutes spanning 1868 to 1970 (ELEA and EAUEW); certificates in arts and register of names, addresses and subjects passed; blank certificates and diplomas; printed pamphlets on the history of the Association; photographs of the first women graduates. There is the correspondence of Mrs Mary Crudelius; and, acceptances of honorary membership of...
Dates: 1868-1974

Manuscript French exercise books of Jane Hay Goodlet, taught by Gabriel Jacques Surenne, 1841; 1843

 Item — Box CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0132
Scope and Contents These are two well-presented French exercise books created by a twelve-year-old girl named Jane Hay Goodlet, who was under the guidance of Edinburgh's leading French teacher, Gabriel Jacques Surenne. The first exercise book contains twelve single-page essays on various subjects, including French historians, poets, geography, eloquence, and "Les beaux-arts", followed by similar essays in French on British historians, poets, authors, and the sciences. The second exercise book, dated 1843, is...
Dates: 1841; 1843

Papers of Anne M. M. Swanson relating to the British Association for Early Childhood Education

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2087
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the papers of Anne M. M. Swanson relating to the BAECE (British Association for Early Childhood Education, formerly Nursery School Association (NSA)), dating from 1907 to 1993.The papers include:- A children's book entitled A Year of Song for a Baby in a Garden, signed and dedicated by the author Graham Robertson in 1907; - A file with typed and manuscript documents (including minutes) relating to the NSA in...
Dates: 1907-1993; Majority of material found within 1970s-1980s

Papers of Arthur Ruffell Barlow

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-208
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material about the Church of Scotland mission in Kenya, about Kikuyu language and culture, and about the interests and concerns of Africans and their relation to the government. In particular it includes: Barlow's comments on and additions to theKikuyu-English Dictionaryby L.J. Beecher and G.S.B. Beecher (including volumes of the 1935 dictionary with Barlow's handwritten amendments) with correspondence (1956-1962) about the publication of a revised version;...
Dates: 1903-1965

Papers of Everitt Young

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1071
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of letters to Ivory Buchan (Margaret Ivory Ritchie Buchan) and includes: Edinburgh letters, 1931-1938, beginning on a regular basis in 1934, with comments on teacher training, and setting up a private school in Blackhall; South Africa letters, 1938-1951, going abroad for health reasons, early difficulties in South Africa, and about work in Benoni and Johannesburg.

Dates: 1931-1951

Papers of Marjorie Rackstraw

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-705
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: sorted letters, cards, newspaper cuttings; photographs; a file on displaced persons, notes of reminiscences for broadcast; Automobile Association documents; letters from Sara Margery Fry (1874-1958); book on Sara Margery Fry; cassette tapes; biographical papers; pamphlets on Masson Hall, Edinburgh University; a report on women students; album of photographs relating to Masson Hall; newsletter of the Masson Association; several dozen foreign and domestic picture...
Dates: 1904-1981

Records of the Dunfermline College of Physical Education Old Students' Association

 Collection
Identifier: EUA GD55
Scope and Contents This collection comprises: the records of Dunfermline College Old Students' Association (DCPE OSA), including governance and membership records, publications and records relating to Dunfermline College of Physical Education (DCPE), which may have been made up of donations from OSA members (see Custodial History); and donations of items from former College students relating to both the DCPE and DCPE OSA. The collections are varied and include photographs, artefacts and uniforms as well as...
Dates: 1905-2018