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McDermid, Jane – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
In this paper, the author discusses the life of Jane Hay Brown, later Hamilton (1827-1898), who worked as a governess and schoolmistress from the late 1840s to the mid 1880s. She was a woman whose life would have remained largely unknown without emigration which resulted in a rich collection of family letters. Jane's letters provide insight into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Teachers, Single Sex Schools
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Nybakken, Elizabeth – History of Education Quarterly, 1997
Argues that many of the colonial religious and political leaders received their advanced schooling in small academies created and run by schoolmasters trained in Ireland and Scotland. Traces the dissemination of Scots-Irish Enlightenment ideas from these academies through their counterparts in colonial America. (MJP)
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Colonial History (United States), Educational Environment, Educational History
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Robertson, Paul L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Investigates the effects of urbanization on the University of Glasgow, Scotland, by examining the origins, university courses, and subsequent careers of Glasgow students between 1860 and 1914. Illuminates the educational patterns of working and middle class youth. Concludes that the University provided a channel from industry and commerce into the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Status Comparison, Foreign Countries
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Anderson, Robert – History of Education Quarterly, 1985
Elementary, secondary, and higher education enrollment data for Scotland between the 1860s and 1939 are examined, and the structure and development of the Scottish system in the light of some of the general theories of comparative social history of education are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Robertson, Paul L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1976
Traces the financial evolution of the University of Glasgow, Scotland, from 1451-1914, against the backdrop of the development of the West of Scotland. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of the government in shaping a university suited to the needs of an urbanized center of heavy industry. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Finance, Educational History, Educational Problems