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  Fawcett biography
Philippa Fawcett had a fairly unremarkable childhood despite the fact that her parents were leading national figures.
Fawcett's performance in the Trinity Intercollege Examination which she sat after two years at Cambridge was outstanding and it was clear that she would excel in the Tripos Examinations of 1890.
Philippa Fawcett was an ardent worker pursuing her ends along no devious routes and she may be truly regarded as one of the founders of the widespread educational system which continues to afford sure hope of common international effort in South Africa.
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 Millicent Garrett Fawcett - LoveToKnow 1911
Fawcett had for many years been interested in the higher education of women and in their economic and political future, and was one of the early workers for women's suffrage, becoming more prominent in the cause after her husband's death (1884).
Fawcett was strongly opposed to the tactics of the militant suffragists, and expressly dissociated the N.U.W.S.S. from any sympathy with such methods.
Fawcett's only child, Miss Philippa Garrett Fawcett, had a distinguished career at Newnham College, Cambridge, where in 1890 she was bracketed equal to senior wrangler.
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 Philippa Garrett Fawcett
Philippa herself was, in the words of one her Newnham contemporaries, "modest and retiring almost to a fault".
Philippa did outstandingly well in the exams she sat in the second year, with 75 more marks than the top Trinity man. Everyone anticipated a brilliant result in the Tripos.
There followed for Fawcett a year for Part II of the Tripos in which she was placed in the top division of the first class, and then a year of research at Cambridge under the auspices of a Marion Kennedy Studentship.
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Philippa Fawcett's outstanding results in algebra and geometry led to her being awarded a Gilchrist scholarship to study mathematics at Newnham College, Cambridge, the women's College that her mother had helped to found.
Fawcett's performance in the Trinity Intercollege Examination which she sat after two years at Cambridge was outstanding and it was clear that she would excel in the Tripos Examinations of 1890.
Philippa Fawcett was an ardent worker pursuing her ends along no devious routes and she may be truly regarded as one of the founders of the widespread educational system which continues to afford sure hope of common international effort in South Africa.
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 AIM25: Women's Library: Papers of Millicent Garrett Fawcett
Administrative/Biographical history: Millicent Garrett Fawcett was born in Suffolk in 1847, the daughter of Newson and Louisa Garrett and the sister of Agnes Garrett, Louise Smith and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.
Fawcett, despite her support for the movement's actions, had initially believed that the suffrage movement might be damaged by identification with such controversial work.
Fawcett's actions forced Cust to marry a young women seduced by him but the lengths to which she carried her campaign led to concern by her friends.
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 Millicent Garrett Fawcett Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Changing times make Fawcett appear old-fashioned, an unchanging adherent of the ideology of individual rights popular in the mid-19th century who was surprisingly conventional in many of her opinions.
Fawcett remained loyal to the mid-19th-century principles of free trade and laissez-faire.
Fawcett supported the compromise in 1918 that enfranchised women age 30 and older and men age 21 and older.
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 Philippa Fawcett - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Philippa Garrett Fawcett (April 4, 1868 - June 10, 1948) was an English mathematician and educationalist.
Philippa was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge, and in 1890 was the first woman to come top of the Cambridge mathematics exams.
However, only men were officially ranked at the time, so she did not receive the title of senior wrangler.
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 Philippa Fawcett -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Philippa Garrett Fawcett (1868-1948) was an English (A person skilled in mathematics) mathematician and (A specialist in the theory of education) educationalist.
Philippa was educated at (additional info and facts about Newnham College, Cambridge) Newnham College, Cambridge, and in 1890 was the first woman to come top of the Cambridge mathematics exams.
However, only men were officially ranked at the time, so she did not receive the title of (additional info and facts about senior wrangler) senior wrangler.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Millicent Fawcett
Fawcett came from a liberal family, and along with her sisters was given a good education.
Fawcett was a moderate campaigner, distancing herself from the militant and violent activities of the Pankhursts and the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).
While Fawcett was not a pacifist, she risked dividing the organisation if she ordered a halt to the campaign, and the diverting of NUWSS funds to the government, as the WSPU had done.
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 Newnham College Cambridge: Newnham Biographies
Her mother was Millicent Garrett Fawcett (1847 -1929), who was a leading suffragist and sister of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Britain's first women physician.
The fact that he was blinded in a shooting accident at the age of 25 in no way deterred him: one of Philippa's early memories was of skating in front of her father to Ely, whistling so that he could follow.
After her triumph in the Mathematical Tripos, Philippa was awarded a scholarship for a further year's mathematical study at Newnham and then became a College Lecturer, a position she held for ten years.
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At Newnham College, there are several rooms to suit a wide range of functions - whether you require a grand dinner, a formal reception or a small buffet lunch.
Rooms availiable include: Clough Hall, with its imposing portraits of the Victorian founders, creates a grand, yet welcoming atmosphere and can seat 200 guests; Sidgwick Hall, which can be used for up to 50 diners and the Philippa Fawcett Room, which is suitable for up to 16 guests.
The Newnham staff will pay detailed attention to ensure that the menu, the wine and the service is all that you would wish.
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 Millicent Fawcett - TheBestLinks.com - August 5, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Feminist, June 11, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Millicent Fawcett, August 5, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Feminist, June 11...
She was born Millicent Garrett in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, and in 1867 she married the economist Henry Fawcett.
She was made a Dame of the British Empire, and her memory is still preserved in the name of the Fawcett Society.
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 Room for the Gifted - Recognition of the Month 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Changing times make Fawcett appear old fashioned, an unchanging adherent of the ideology of individual rights popular in the mid 19th century who was surprisingly conventional in many of her opinions.
Fawcett remained loyal to the mid 19th century principles of free trade and laissez-faire.
Fawcett supported the compromise in 1918 that enfranchised women age 30 and older and men age 21 and older.
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 Encyclopedia: Philippa Fawcett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
In education, teachers are those who teach students or pupils, often a course of study or a practical skill.
Suffragette with banner, Washington DC, 1918 The title of suffragette was given to members of the womens suffrage movement in the United Kingdom and United States, particularly in the years prior to World War I. The name was the Womens Social and Political Union (founded in 1903).
A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house.
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 Encyclopedia: Millicent Fawcett   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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Philippa Fawcett Philippa Garrett Fawcett (April 4, 1868 - June 10, 1948) was an English mathematician and educationalist.
At the University of Cambridge in England, a wrangler is a student who has completed the third year (called Part II) of the mathematical tripos with first-class honours.
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Henry Fawcett (1833-1884) was a student at King's College School and KCL.
Philippa Garrett Fawcett (1868-1948) was the only child of Henry and Millicent Fawcett.
After 10 years teaching at Newnham and three in South Africa, she was appointed Principal Assistant to the Director of Education in the new LCC, without the formality of an interview, and, much to the LCC's credit, at the same salary as a man. She was the first professional woman on the LCC staff.
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 Wrangler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The exams were largely a test of speed in applying familiar rules, and some of the most inventive and original students of maths at Cambridge did not come top of their class (Hardy was 4th, Sedgwick 5th and Keynes was 12th).
The first woman to top the maths list, albeit unofficially, was Philippa Fawcett, who took the exams in 1890.
At the time, women were not officially ranked, although they were told how they had done compared to the men, so she came "above the senior wrangler"..
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 Guardian | Ian Horsbrugh
As a pupil at the Guildhall (1962-65), he studied piano with Sydney Harrison, cello and conducting, and after further keyboard study with Parkhouse at the Royal College of Music, began his career as a pianist and arranger for the Royal Ballet, moving on to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as concert manager.
Ian's interest in education began in 1968, when he trained to be a teacher at Philippa Fawcett College of Education, Streatham.
From 1969 to 1979 he was head of music at two London comprehensive schools, work that brought the challenge of culturally diverse environments.
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 Philippa Trekshare.com - Backpackers Free Travel Planning And Trip Publishing Resource Join | Sign In. Ph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Hibbert, better known to readers as Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr, and Jean Plaidy, was one of the world's Eleanor adopted the pseudonym of Philippa Carr and the first volume of.
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 Fawcett
Perhaps it is significant that when Millicent Fawcett published her autobiography What I Remember in 1924 [2], she did not mention the birth of her daughter Philippa.
She also took a keen interest in physics, attending the practicals conducted by J J Thompson, who was then experimenting with the passage of electricity through gases, on the way to discovering the electron.
Two years ly her mother had become president of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies.
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 Millicent Garrett Fawcett | THG Lexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Henry Fawcett war Abgeordneter, Professor für politische Ökonomie und militanter Kämpfer für das Frauenwahlrecht.
1868 kam ihre Tochter, Philippa Fawcett, zur Welt, die später ebenfalls politisch auffiel.
Von nun an konzentrierte sich Millicent Garrett Fawcett ausschließlich auf ihre eigene politische Karriere.
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 Millicent Garrett Fawcett
Henry Fawcett war Abgeordneter, Professor für politische Ökonomie und militanter Kämpfer für das Frauenwahlrecht.
Von nun an konzentrierte sich Millicent Garrett Fawcett ausschliesslich auf ihre eigene politische Karriere.
Obwohl sie sich für einen gewaltlosen Militantismus stark machte, war Millicent Garrett Fawcett keine Pazifistin.
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 Hobson
His work consisted in private coaching and in lecturing in Christ's on more or less elementary mathematics for the Pass and honours examinations.
Fawcett, the Senior Woman Wrangler of 1890, despite his well known strongly held views against women.
He married Selina Rosa Knüsli, who came from Glarus in Switzerland, in 1882 and continued with his College life until 1904 when he was appointed to a university lectureship.
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 Reporter 22/7/98: Commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the first admission of women to degrees of the University
mox celebrabantur Agnata Ramsay et Philippa Fawcett, illa in rerum antiquiorum scientia optima iudicata, haec mathematicarum; quibus adiungatur Marion Bidder, quae uirtute in studiis rerum naturae probata animalium plantarumque docuit collegio in utroque rationes.
Meantime, and not without the help of more friends and supporters than could easily be mentioned here, two women had established foundations for their own sex, and those women come first in today's celebrations: Emily Davies and Anne Jemima Clough.
Soon came Agnata Ramsay and Philippa Fawcett, taking top Firsts in Classics and Mathematics respectively, and Marion Bidder should be mentioned too, who took a First Class in both Parts of the Natural Sciences Tripos before lecturing in Physiology and Botany in both your Colleges.
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 Henry Fawcett
Millicent Fawcett (June 11, 1847 - August 5, 1929) was a British suffragist (as opposed to a suffragette, who were usually militantly violent) and an early feminist.She was born Millicent Garrett in Aldeburgh, Suffolk, and in 1867 she married the economist Henry Fawcett.
She was made a Dame of the British Empire, and her memory is still preserved in the name of the Fawcett Society.Fawcett was the sister of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first English female doctor, and the mother of Philippa Fawcett, who famously came above the senior wrangler in the Cambridge mathematics examinations.
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 Millicent Fawcett - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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Millicent Fawcett (June 11, 1847 – August 5, 1929) was a British suffragist (as opposed to a suffragette, who were usually militantly violent) and an early feminist.
Millicent Fawcett was the sister of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first English female doctor, and the mother of Philippa Fawcett, who famously came above the senior wrangler in the Cambridge University mathematics examinations.
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 William Morris Society: Jan Marsh, "Concerning Love: News From Nowhere and Gender."
The masons dubbed obstinate refusers because they prefer building to haymaking are mainly male: half a dozen men and two women--Philippa and her daughter Kate.
Now Philippa (inspired, it is said, by the success of Philippa Fawcett in attaining the highest marks in the mathematics final exams at Cambridge University) is the 'best carver', and accorded high status; but the masons' team-leader or foreman is a man.
It cannot be argued that, as in Bebel's prediction of life under socialism, the women in Nowhere all have equal opportunity and are not prevented from choosing 'masculine' pursuits, as Philippa appears to demonstrate.
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