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Girl Guides

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Female branch of the Scouting movement founded in 1910. At the first big rally of the Boy Scouts at Crystal Palace in September 1909 there appeared a large contingent of girls dressed in...

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Girl Guides

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 98 words.

British name for the female equivalent of *Boy Scouts. The Girl Guide movement was set up by Lord *...

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Girl Guides

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Female branch of the Scouting movement founded in 1910. At the first big rally of the Boy Scouts at Crystal Palace in September 1909 there appeared a large contingent of girls dressed in...

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Girl Guides

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 119 words.

Female branch of the Scouting movement founded in 1910. At the first big rally of the *Boy Scouts

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Girl Guides

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 120 words.

Female branch of the Scouting movement founded in 1910. At the first big rally of the *Boy Scouts at Crystal Palace in ...

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Girl Guides

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7 words.

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Girl Guides

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7 words.

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Girl Guides

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7 words.

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Girl Guides

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 133 words.

The female counterpart to the Boy Scouts, organized in 1910 by Lord Baden-Powell (1857–1941) and his sister

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Girl Guides

Richard A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 282 words.

Female branch of the Scouting movement founded in 1910. At the first big rally of the *Boy Scouts at

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Girl Guides

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 283 words.

Female branch of the Scouting movement founded in 1910. At the first big rally of the *Boy Scouts

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Girl Guides

Mark Moss.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 143 words.

Founded in 1909 by Robert Baden-Powell's sister Agnes as the sister organization to the Boy Scouts, their purpose was

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Girl Guides

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 31 words.

Organization for girls founded (1910) in England by Agnes Baden-Powell, sister of Lord Baden-Powell, founder of

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Carnegy, Elizabeth Patricia, Baroness Carnegy of Lour (1925–2010), Girl Guides official and educationist

Duncan Sutherland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online August 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History. 1189 words.

Carnegy, Elizabeth Patricia, Baroness Carnegy of Lour (1925–2010), Girl Guides official and educationist, was born at 71 Pont Street, Chelsea, London, on 28 April 1925, the eldest of...

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Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1819 words.

Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement, was born on 22 February 1889 at Stubbing Court, near...

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Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 5426 words.

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London,...

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Boy Scouts/Girl Guides

Jay Mechling.

in Childhood Studies

P ublished online April 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Development Studies. 6011 words.

The rise of organizations created by adults for children and youth was made possible by several historical forces in the second half of the 19th century. The advanced stages of industrial...

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Tammy M. Proctor. Scouting for Girls: A Century of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. 2009. Pp. xxi, 189. $49.95

Christina Benninghaus.

in The American Historical Review

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 980 words.

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(Uni)forming youth: girl guides and boy scouts in Britain, 1908-39

TM Proctor.

in History Workshop Journal

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Gender and Sexuality; Public History; Labour History; Oral History; Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

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Scouting for Girls: A Century of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. By Tammy M. Proctor (Santa Barbara: Praeger, ABC-CLIO, 2009. xxi plus 189 pp. $44.95)

Susan A. Miller.

in Journal of Social History

December 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 977 words.

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The Extraction of Gold, or an Overview of Paris and The Honest Guide for Girls and Boys

Rifaa Rafi al-Tahtawi.

in Modernist Islam, 1840-1940

September 2002; p ublished online November 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam. 6957 words.

Rifaa Rafi al-Tahtawi (Egypt, 18011873) was a pioneering figure in the Arab intellectual awakening of the nineteenth century. Tahtawi was born in Tahta, Upper Egypt, to a rural family of...

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