Dame Ethel Smyth (1858-1944), Composer, Writer And Suffragette, Of Frimley And Woking: Correspondence And Visitor Book Of St Andrews University, Scotland
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- SHC Ref No: Z/699
- Repository: Surrey History Centre, Woking
- Date: 1928-1929
- Format: Archives
- Description: Printed copies of the University House Visitors' Book with Ethel Smyth's signature and an inscribed extract from 'The March of the Women', 1928 and letters from Dame Ethel Smyth to Sir James Irvine and Lady Mabel, 1928-1929.
Includes a blog post by University of St Andrews Special Collections on Dame Ethel Smyth and her connection to the university for Internation Women's Day, 8 Mar 2018.
- Extent: 1 bundle
- Level: Collection
- Related Material: See 9180 for research papers and exhibition material of Lewis Orchard relating to Dame Ethel Smyth. For copy manuscript chapters of Ethel Smyth?s final unpublished memoir, 'A Fresh Start', c.1941, p.1-46, see SHC ref Z/711.
- Access Status: Open.
- Provenance: Copies presented by Sarah Rodriguez, Special Collections Division, at University of St Andrews Library, Fife, where the original records are held.
- Bibliography: 'International Women's Day: Dame Ethel Mary Smyth' University of St Andrews Special Collections blog post, 8 Mar 2018, accessed via https://standrewsrarebooks.wordpress.com/2018/03/08/international-womens-day-dame-ethel-mary-smyth/.
For a full biography of Ethel Smyth, including links to articles and sources, see the Exploring Surrey?s Past website and Surrey Heritage?s online pages for 'The March of the Women', suffrage centenary project https://www.exploringsurreyspast.org.uk/themes/subjects/womens-suffrage/suffrage-biographies/dame-ethel-smyth-composer-and-suffragette/.
- For more information contact: Surrey History Centre Collections Catalogue
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