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The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914. (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914. Women's history review [online], 11(4), pages 657-673. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343

A newspapers ˜Letters to the Editor column represents its readership in an unique way and can provide a useful ˜thermometer with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated in a locality. In this article... Read More about The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers, 1900-1914..

Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914. Northern Scotland [online], 22(1), pages 159-166. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/nor.2002.0010

On 13 May 1911 Marian S Farquharson, of Haughton wrote a letter to the Aberdeen Free Press criticising Aberdeenshire council’s proposed restrictions on the speed of motorcars. As a car owner herself, Mrs Farquharson felt that ‘a motor going at 20 mil... Read More about Within their sphere? Women correspondents to Aberdeen daily newspapers 1900-1914..

A surfeit of socks? (2002)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2002. A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers. Journal of Scottish historical studies [online], 22(1), pages 50-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/jshs.2002.22.1.50

This article is based on such material and shows how the predominant subject matter for ladies’ letters during the war years was that of voluntary fundraising for the many charities and associations connected with the war. Such charities were often s... Read More about A surfeit of socks?.


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