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Anna Swanwick

Anna Swanwick (1813 - 1899) was an English author and feminist. Miss Swanwick's life was divided between literary pursuits and active philanthropy. She never sought publicity, but her example and influence had an important and invigorating effect on women's education and on their position in the community. She signed John Stuart Mill's petition to parliament in 1865 for the political enfranchisement of women. The University of Aberdeen conferred on her the honorary degree of LL.D. She was a...See more