Sheena Lilian Grant Kendall (1883-1974), daughter of James Tennant (1852-1933) of Fairlieburne, Fairlie, Ayrshire, Scotland, and niece of Margot Asquith [Royal Academy of Music, Munich]
München: Königliche Akademie der Tonkunst [Munich: Royal Academy of Music.] Between 20 September 1904 and 2 March 1908.
The present diaries paint a vivid and evocative picture of four 'seasons' of study at the Royal Academy of Music, Munich, by an intelligent, articulate, talented and ambitious female student, from a privileged Scottish background, and present an informative account of the musical milieu in Munich at the turn of the twentieth century, with assessments of various notable musical figures including Edvard Grieg, Ferruccio Busoni, Felix Weingartner, Joseph Joachim, Théophile Ysaÿe, Édouard Risler, Emil von Sauer, Aleksandr Abramovich Pechnikov, George Liebling, Frederic Lamond, Teresa Carreño, Bert
Incorporated Association of Registered Teachers of Victoria [Australia; Board of Education Reference Library, London]
Incorporated Association of Registered Teachers of Victoria. [Ramsay Publishing, 203-7 King Street, Melbourne. [Australia, 1927]
7pp., 4to. Stapled. In fair condition, on lightly aged and worn paper, with slight rust to staples. Shelfmark, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. No other copy traced.
W. Durnford, Principal; S. S. F. Fletcher, Vice-Principal [Cambridge University Training College for Schoolmasters]
[Cambridge University Training College for Schoolmasters.] Warkworth House, Cambridge, March, 1912.
4pp., 4to. Bifolium. In fair condition, on aged paper with slight wear to extremities. Shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. A chronological list, in small type, covering the period 1898 to 1911. Divided into five columns: Name of Student; College; Year of leaving College; Degree; Present School. Scarce: no copy traced on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.
I. L. Kandel, M.A., Ph.D. Professor of Education in Teachers College, Columbia University [University of London Institute of Education]
[University of London Institute of Education.] Published for the Institute of Education by Oxford University Press. London: Humphrey Milford. 1933.
18 + pp., 4to. In grey printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps. A few light pencil annotations. Stamps, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Eight copies on COPAC.
E. R. Bernard [Edward Russell Bernard], M.A., Canon of Salisbury, editor
[Laurie's Kensington Series.] Second edition revised. John Davis, Successor to Thomas Laurie, 13, Paternoster Row, London. 1908. [Bennett Brothers, Printers, Journal Office, Salisbury.]
57 + pp., 12mo. In green quarter-binding, with cloth spine and paper boards, with title printed on front board. In good condition, lightly-aged, with shelfmark, stamps and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. The only copy of this second edition on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat at the British Library.
[The Friends' Guild of Teachers, Yorkshire; Friends' School, Great Ayton, Yorks]
Published by the Friends' Guild of Teachers. [Additional Copies can be obtained from the Secretary, Friends' School, Great Ayton, Yorks.] [Printed by J. Atkinson & Sons, Star Works, Pontefract.]
29pp., 12mo. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, with wear to front cover and slight rusting to staples. Shelfmarks, stamps and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce: no copies on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.
Froebel Educational Institute, Colet Gardens, Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London, W14
All items 4to, unbound, fold marks, some dusting, label of "Board of Education" on back page, with Library stamp of first page, with some handwritten information. Item 1. Prospectus for The Training College for Teachers, 4pp., with enclosure(loose) of a list of "Posts obtained by Students, who finished their course of training, December 1906"; 2. Prospectus for "Kindergarten and School for Boys and Girls" (Chairman, Sir William Mather, Treasurer, C.G. Montefiore), 4pp.; 3.
[The National Union of Women Teachers, London; The Burnham Proposals, 1944]
National Union of Women Teachers, 41 Cromwell Road, S.W.7. ['Temporary War-Time Address - 13 The Uplands, Ruislip, Middlesex.'] J. W. Sparks Limited, The Printing House, Forest Gate, E.7. [1944.]
2pp., 8vo. Handbill. In fair condition, on aged, creased and worn paper. Shelfmarks (of the Board of Education Reference Library, London). Discussing the proposals: 'Differentiation on Account of Sex', 'Differentiation on Account of the Age of Pupils', 'Differentiation on Account of Area' and 'Allowances over and above Scale Salary'. Scarce: no copy on OCLC WorldCat or on COPAC.
[The University of Leeds, England; women's education; teaching]
The University of Leeds, England. Undated [circa 1918?].
4pp., 8vo. In grey-green printed wraps. In good condition, on aged paper, with rusted staples. Shelfmark, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. The pamphlet can be roughly dated from the fact that Michael E. Sadler is named as Vice-Chancellor, a post he occupied between 1911 and 1923. No copy on COPAC.
[Cherwell Hall, Training College for Women Secondary Teachers, Oxford; St Hilda's College, Oxford; Catherine Isabella Dodd (1860-1932), educationalist]
Cherwell Hall, Oxford. Waterlow & Sons, Printers, London and Dunstable. Undated [between 1917 and 1921].
pp., landscape 12mo. With nine full-page photographic views ('Cherwell Hall - South East View', 'The Gateway', 'Cherwell Hall - The South Lawn', 'Porch at Front Door', 'The Entrance Hall', 'The Library, Cherwell Hall', 'The Iris Walk', 'A View in the Grounds, Cherwell Hall, showing Magdalen Tower', 'Cherwell Hall, The Oak Room'). In cream wraps printed in green. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. Shelfmark, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library. Can be roughly dated from the fact of the College's principal being Catherine I.
The College & Association of Teachers of the Blind, London [Board of Education Reference Library, London]
The College & Association of Teachers of the Blind [London]. 1925. [Herbert & Mobbs, Printers, 20, Bucklersbury, E.C.4.
15pp., 12mo. On aged and stained paper, with rust to staples. Stamp, shelfmarks and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce: no material relating to this organisation on COPAC, while OCLC WorldCat has two later items.
[The College and Association of Teachers of the Blind, London]
[The College and Association of Teachers of the Blind, London, 1928.]
23pp., 12mo. In orange printed wraps. In fair condition, lightly worn and aged, with rusting staple and shelfmark, stamp and label of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Scarce: no copy traced on OCLC WorldCat or COPAC.
[National Association of Teachers of the Deaf; International Conference on the Education of the Deaf, 1907]
[Edinburgh: The Darien Press, Bristo Place. 1907.]
xiv + 176pp., 8vo. With seventeen plates carrying a view of the Edinburgh Institution for the Education of Deaf and Dumb, and photographic portraits of members. Lacking title-leaf, otherwise in fair condition, on aged paper, with one plate loose and worn, with shelfmark (of the Board of Education Reference Library, London) and manuscript date on boards. Uncommon: only three copies listed on COPAC, and none at the British Library.
[National Association of Teachers of the Deaf, Dr R. Elliott, Chairman]
Printed by Bemrose & Sons, Limited, Derby and London. [1899.]
233pp., 8vo. With numerous illustrations, both full-page and in text. In burgundy cloth binding, gilt. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper, with shelfmarks, stamp and label of the Department of Education and Science Reference Library, London. Scarce: the only copy on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat at the British Library.
F. G. Barnes, Hon. Secretary, and S. E. Hull, Woodvale, Bexley, Kent [National Association of Teachers of the Deaf, Norwich Conference, 1906]
Printed and published for the N.A.T.D. [National Association of Teachers of the Deaf] by Hill & Ainsworth, Glebe St., Stoke.
44pp., 8vo. In brown printed wraps. In fair condition, on lightly-aged paper, in worn wraps, with ownership inscriptions and shelfmarks on the front cover. Scarce: no copies listed on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.
Arthur A. Kinsey, Principal of the Training College for Teachers of the Deaf, Castlebar Hill, Ealing, London, W.
London: W. H. Allen & Co., 13, Waterloo Place. 1879.
 + 16 +  pp., 12mo. Stitched, in pink printed wraps. In good condition, on lightly-aged paper. With stamp, shelfmarks and labels of the Board of Education Reference Library, London. Three lines deleted on p.14. Uncommon: a total of six copies found on COPAC and OCLC WorldCat, none of them in North America.
Two 8vo pamphlets entitled "Training Department of the Cheltenham Ladies' College" , 1899 and 1903, with twelve (12) pamphlets entitled "Prospectus of the Cheltenham Ladies' College Teachers' Training Department", unbound, c.9-11 pages each, 8vo, with Board of Education stamps, numbers and labels (stamps usually on front, labels on back). All give information about staff, courses, accommodation, qualifications, etc. Note: Se Josephine Kamm's "Hope Deferred (Routledge Revivals): Girls' Education in English History"for thinformation and context.
A. A. Thomas, B.A., Barrister-at-Law, Standing Counsel to the National Union of Teachers
'Printed by request.' Second edition. Published by the National Union of Teachers at their Offices, Bolton House, 67 & 71 Russell Square, London W1. [1907.]
8pp., 12mo. Stitched. With stamps, label and shelfmark of the Board of Education Reference Library, otherwise in fair condition, on aged and worn paper. Scarce: no copy in the British Library, and the only copy on COPAC at the Bishopsgate Institute.
[Janet M. Campbell; L. A. Selby-Bigge; Board of Education, London]
'This Paper may be referred to as Circular 912.' London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, By Eyre and Spottiswoode, Limited, East Harding Street, E.C., Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1915.
14pp., 12mo. Stitched and unbound. In very good condition, lightly aged and worn. The 'Memorandum' is by Campbell, with a 'Prefatory Note' by Selby-Bigge, dated May 1915. Divided into two main sections: 'Class Teaching on the Consultation Day' ('Health Talks' and 'Sewing Class') and 'Classes held other than on the Consultation Day' ('Mothercraft, Hygiene, &c.', 'Sewing Class', 'Cookery', '"Advanced" Classes', 'General Arrangements' and 'Teachers'). Final section on 'The Local Education Authority'.
[W. J. Lineham, Chairman, Association of Teachers in Technical Institutes; Board of Education Reference Library]
All three volumes printed in London by E. G. Berryman & Sons, Steam Printers, Blackheath Road, S.E. 1905, 1906 and 1907.
The three volumes uniform, in light brown printed wraps. 12mo:  + 59pp., 84pp. and 134pp. All three with stamps, shelf-marks and red labels of the Board of Education Reference Library. The three volumes in good condition, on lightly aged paper, in worn and creased wraps. The first of the three volumes begins with a twenty-page address by the chairman W. J. Lineham, followed by eight and a half pages of discussions. The other two volumes print a variety of discussion papers and reports of discussions on them, and both have lists of members. Scarce: no copy on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.
A. C. Benson [Arthur Christopher Benson] (1862-1925, Master of Magdalen College Cambridge, and author of the words to 'Land of Hope and Glory' [Thomas Lloyd Humberstone (1876-1957), educationist]
28 February 1904; on letterhead of Mustians, Eton, Bucks.
12mo, 2 pp. Twelve lines. Text clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged paper. He is sending 'a copy of my little book' and asks his correspondent to 'treat it as confidential'. He will accept the 'copy of the Year-book', although he is 'no longer a schoolmaster'. Humberstone is not named, but the item is from his papers.
Sir Henry A. Miers [Sir Henry Alexander Miers] (1858-1942), Professor of Crystallography at the Victoria University of Manchester, 1915-1926 [Thomas Lloyd Humberstone (1876-1957), educationist]
31 May 1926; on his Manchester University letterhead.
12mo, 2 pp. Nineteen lines. Text clear and complete. Fair, on lightly-aged paper. Thanking him for his 'excellent book on University Reform in London': 'I read it carefully when it came out and was much impressed by your clear statement of the problem and the thoughtful discussion of possible solutions'. He will now prize his own copy, as it is 'a really important contribution to a subject which has naturally interested me for the past 18 years'.
Frederic William Farrar (1831-1903), Dean of Canterbury and Master of Marlborough College, 1871-6 [Herbert Armitage James; Rossall School; Rugby School]
21 September 1875; on letterhead of The Lodge, Marlborough College.
Four pages, 12mo. Very good, on lightly aged paper, with minor traces of two mounts adhering to verso of second leaf of bifolium. Praises 'the excellent Sermon'. 'You will doubtless have a difficult work at Rossall, but every term will render it less difficult' [...] One can't ask for a greater blessing than difficult work when it is also - as yours is & will be - entirely hopeful & immensely useful.