Freewomen of New York


1845-1945, Dora Marsden, Events, Freewoman

25. 1. 1913 My Dear Mrs. [Frances Maule] Bjorkman: Your letter of Jan. 14th has just arrived & I am sending you a hasty note with the outgoing mail. [Miss Kenton’s?] letter has not yet arrived & I therefore do not know the [?] of your deliberations. I am satisfied for the moment with the […]

January 25, 2022

Minister Mocks Malfew


1845-1945, Malfew Seklew

By Walter Higgins. It was Sunday evening, about nine o’clock, in the year nineteen hundred and anything you like. The Vicar, his wife and family, together with Sir Jasper Claddon, their intimate and wealthy friend, bad just returned from church, and were about to settle down for supper. “John,” said […]

January 19, 2022

Seklew Social Aristocrat Socialist Secretary David Nicholl


1845-1945, Malfew Seklew

Haslingden Gazette You deserve the hearty thanks of all Socialists for the courageous way in which you are allowing a discussion of the differences we have with Christians. Without apology, I will give your readers some reasons why we reject Christianity. We reject Christianity because it is the evangel of self-abnegation, instead of self-realisation; self-obliteration […]

January 12, 2022

Women’s History Review on Dora Marsden


1845-1945, Book, Dora Marsden

Maureen Wright has reviewed A Brave and Beautiful Spirit: Dora Marsden 1882-1960 by Les Garner (Portland: Union of Egoists, 2019) for the journal Women’s History Review. The first page of her review may be seen here. A quote: “Dora Marsden is a key figure among such pioneers [Freethinkers, Socialists, and the feminist avante-garde].”

June 9, 2021