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But will it make her “more acceptable to the other sex”? Women are granted degrees in Britain on this day in 1878

On 15 January 1878, a meeting was held at the University of London to decide whether women should be awarded degrees by the institution. The next day, the meeting was documented in the London Evening Standard. In an article discussing the importance of education for all, the typo in the subheadline was hopefully someone’s idea of a joke… The article goes on to record the views of a number of speakers. We’ve picked out a few of our favourites… H.M. Bompas:

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160,000 newspaper pages added from 1787-1954

Thousands of English, Northern Irish, Scottish and Welsh newspaper pages were added to The British Newspaper Archive in July. We hope you’ll enjoy exploring them!   Search the newspapers   Eight extra newspaper titles You’ll now find copies of eight brand new newspaper titles at The British Newspaper Archive, including the London Evening Standard, Glasgow’s Daily Record and the Surrey Comet.   Learn more about the new titles   Thousands of new articles, adverts and illustrations to explore The Gloucester

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8 new titles, including the London Evening Standard

We’re thrilled to report that we’ve just started digitising the newspaper archives of eight new titles. There’s much more to come, but take a look at what’s already available online.   1) London Evening Standard   11,000 pages from the London Evening Standard are now available to search at The British Newspaper Archive. Current coverage: 1860, 1861, 1862, 1866, 1867   Search the London Evening Standard   2) Daily Record   8,000 pages from Glasgow’s Daily Record are already online,

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