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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.162
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1842 
Title Correspondence from Anna Maria Hall to an unnamed woman author thanking her for sending her book on female education
Date 17 February 1842
Author Hall, Anna Maria (fl. 1842)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thanks an unnamed woman author for sending her book on female education. Hall feels there is currently no system of education in England, and the ideas the author espouses are much needed by the women of England. She thinks the author is wrong to elevate drawing over music, as music has given Hall much solace. Written on her Old Brompton letterhead.
Subjects Education  Reform  Women's History  Literature and Language Arts  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Global History and Civics  
People Hall, Anna Maria (fl. 1842)  
Place written Old Brompton, Kent, England
Theme Education; Women in American History; Arts & Literature; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Hall was an English author, feminist, and philanthropist.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859