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Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff

women education

British pioneer of women's education. With her sister, Maria Georgina Grey, she wrote Thoughts on Self-Culture, Addressed to Women (1850), and published works on kindergartens and the Froebel system. She founded the National Union for the Higher Education of Women (1872), and was mistress of Girton College, Cambridge (1870–97).

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