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.
1856-1883This series contains records relating to the governing and direction of the Institute.
1846-1875The financial records of the institute.
Staff and Student Records Item
1867-1883A series of letters relating to the business of the institute.
Advertisements and Notices Item
1873-1884Ephemeral documents of the institute.
Library Records Item
1857-1883This series records the books issues by the institute library and the reading habits of its students.