File: Scholarships for women

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the eligibility of women students to College scholarships and exhibitions following the admission of women to Owens College in 1883. A sub-committee of Council was set up in 1884 to investigate the issue, and papers were presented to it by H J Roby, R C Christie, and J G Greenwood, together withe legal opinion of Henry Harwood, which include a case-by-case analysis of eligibility for existing awards.