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1 De Villiers, Marthinus (ed.) The Huguenot Annual; Huguenot Seminary and College 1904
Wellington Huguenot Seminary & College 1904 First Edition Thus Original Wraps Good No Jacket Book 
60pp. Original decorative wraps, with embossed red, silver and green decoration. Illustrated advertisements (see example above) and a few views of Victoria Falls. According to a history of the seminary by Sarah Emily Duff, "Founded by Andrew Murray, the moderator of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), specifically to train Dutch-Afrikaner girls as teachers and missionaries, the school was based on a model of women's education developed at the Mount Holyoke Seminary in Connecticut and the majority of the teachers who worked at Huguenot until the 1920s were thus American-born and trained." "The Huguenot Seminary proved to be an enormous success: it was constantly in need of extra room to house its overflow of pupils, the girls came near the top of the Colony's teaching examinations from 1875 onwards, and its associated College - founded in 1898 - was one of the first institutions in South Africa where young women could study for university degrees. It had a profound impact on the lives of a considerable proportion of white, bourgeois Dutch-Afrikaner - and English-speaking - women during this period of rapid and wide-ranging transformation in South African society and politics." This issue contains the text of an address by Andrew Murray given on Founders Day in 1904. Unused printed Christmas greeting slip (with original printed poem) from the school laid in. There are many other articles written by students on various items of collegiate interest, including a record of impressions of Niagara Falls compared with Victoria Falls. The wraps are chipped at the extremities, browned, and beginning to separate along the spine ends (extending about two inches up from the ends of the spine at both ends). Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 29.00 USD
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