Sophia Russell Taylor

Scope and Content

/1-3. Article in the Times Educational Supplement, 1 3 February 1959, entitled 'Special schools of the last century: Miss Taylor's letters'. Includes extracts from two letters to her sister Harriet, 1846 and 1853. 3 copies.

/4. MS. notes for the above article, by Harriet Winefrid Jevons. 2 pp.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sophia (1826-1868) was the daughter of John Edward Taylor, senior, by his first wife, Sophia Russell Scott. She was married to Peter Allen (1815-1892), manager and partner, Manchester Guardian.