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"ALL THAT IT STANDS FOR" Some Notes on how
 

Summary: "ALL THAT IT STANDS FOR"
Some Notes on how
BAN RIGH HALL AT QUEEN'S
came to be and
THE ROLE OF THE ALUMNAE THEREIN
September 15, 1958
PREFACE
Robert Louis Stevenson wrote that it is sometimes happier to journey than to
arrive. Doubtless that is often true but truth it is, too, that part of the joy of arrival
is to look back upon the long and, at times, wearying road by which one has
come to journey's end. And so it was for those who, through a generation, had
planned and worked for "The Residence" at Queen's. All those who have come
after would be denied sharing in that sense of high achievement were they not
vouchsafed some brief remembrance of that more than twice told tale.
The crusade of Queen's women to assure Women's Residences at the University
opened with the century itself. In 1900 three enthusiasts, -Mrs. John
Macgillivray, (Annie Campbell, B.A. and German Medallist, 1891, and wife of the
Professor of German), Mrs. W. L. Goodwin (wife of the Dean of Science), and
Miss Alice Chown, sister of "G. Y.", feminist and inter-nationalist, born a
generation ahead of her times, - put to test the faith that was in them. They

  

Source: Abolmaesumi, Purang - School of Computing, Queen's University (Kingston)

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences