GLENALMOND

[Dame Frances Dove, women's campaigner and Headmistress of Wycombe Abbey School.] Autograph Letter Signed ('Frances Dove.') to 'Mrs. Hyslop' [wife of Rev. A. R. F. Hyslop] regarding the enrolment of her daughter in the school.

Author: 
Dame Frances Dove [Dame Jane Frances Dove] (1847-1942), women's campaigner who founded Wycombe Abbey and other girls' schools [Rev. Archibald Richard Frith Hyslop (1866-1926)]
Publication details: 
On letterhead of Wycombe Abbey School, Bucks. 4 February 1910.
£75.00

2pp., 12mo. In fair condition, lightly aged, with slight damage at head of reverse. It seems to Dove 'very natural & quite like old times to hear from Glenalmond'. (The husband of the recipient was Rev. Archibald Richard Frith Hyslop (1866-1926), Warden of Trinity College, Glenalmond.) She is enclosing an entrance form which must he returned signed. 'Your little daughter will be then formally on our lists, & you will be communicated with regarding her entrance in June, 1911.' In a postscript she states: 'It is a long time since I was in [?] Glen. | F. D.'

[ Helen Gladstone ] Autograph Letter Signed "Helen Gladstone" to an unnamed male correspondent, about a photograph of her Father, the Prime Minister.

Author: 
Helen Gladstone, daughter of W.E. Gladstone, Prime Minister. educationist and vice-principal at Newnham College in Cambridge
Publication details: 
[Printed heading] Women's University Settlement, 44 Nelson Square, Blackfriars Road, SE, 11 March 1903.
£45.00

Two pages, oblong 12mo, remnants of sellotape on edge, text clean and complete. "When I was at Glenalmond in July 1901, Canon Shrine spoke of putting a photograph of my Father in the Library, & I intended to send him one for the purpose but unfortunately forgot it till last winter - I then sent one to Canon Shrine at Glenalmond, not knowing he had left, but I do not know what had become of it, as it would not have been sent abroad after him, though it was unframed, & only put up in cardboard.

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