Amey Daldy - Letters
MS-94-6 (Reference Number)
Letter from Christina Henderson [Andover Street, Christchurch] to Mrs Amey Daldy, undated [1901?]. Outlining a suggested programme of papers to be written by various members of the National Council of Women, including Mrs Sievwright, Mrs Sheppard, Mrs Well, Mrs Fox, Miss Bain, Miss Stevenson, Miss Henderson, Mrs A. R Atkinson, Miss Sherer, and Mrs Daldy. Mrs Henderson also asked for any suggestions around the assignments. Miss Henderson went on to request that Mrs Daldy procure Mrs Bain's address for her.
- 1 folder
- 1p on 1 leaf ; 262mm x 203mm.
Daldy, Amey. Letters, 1902 - 1905. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira. MS-94-6.
- Christina Kirk Henderson was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1861, and settled with her family in Christchurch around 1882. She worked as a schoolteacher in Ashburton, and at Springston School in Christchurch while studying towards her Bachelors part time. In 1901, Henderson became the first president of the Association of Women Teachers, and was Secretary of National Council of Women from 1902-1905. She fought passionately for the right of women to serve as police, members of Parliament, jurors and justices of the peace; she herself was appointed a justice of the peace on 23 February 1928.
- Page 2 only - page 1 missing.
- Includes envelope dated December 26, 1901.
- Addressed: [Andover Street, Christchurch]
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