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Huddersfield Female Educational Institute
This archive tells the story of the history of the female educational institute, one of the oldest in the country. It includes minutes (1856-1872), rules (n.d.), annual reports (1858-1882), attendance records (1848-1883), teachers' records (1882-1883), wages (1858-1881), membership records (1853-1883), expenditure (1846-1875), library records (1857-1883), letters (1867-1883) and miscellaneous (1873-1883). The minutes and annual reports are important sources for the administration of the Institute and the admission records give details of the actual students, their ages, addresses and occupations. Receipted bills give full accounts of the costs of living and the equipment needed for running the Institute and its Library.
  • HFE/1

    Governance Item

    1856-1883
    This series contains records relating to the governing and direction of the Institute.
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  • HFE/2

    Finance Item

    1846-1875
    The financial records of the institute.
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  • HFE/3

    Staff and Student Records Item

    1848-1883
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  • HFE/4

    Correspondence Item

    1867-1883
    A series of letters relating to the business of the institute.
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  • HFE/5

    Advertisements and Notices Item

    1873-1884
    Ephemeral documents of the institute.
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  • HFE/6

    Library Records Item

    1857-1883
    This series records the books issues by the institute library and the reading habits of its students.
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