Edith Agnes HUBBE
Also known as: née Cook, Edith Agnes Cook, Edith Agnes Hübbe
Died: 2 April 1942Special Achievements:
The first woman to matriculate at the University of Adelaide; she received her diploma (necessary for degree level studies) in 1877 despite the fact women were not admitted to the university for another four years.Additional Information:
Second principal of the Advanced School for Girls in Adelaide, South Australia.
Principal of her own school in Knightsbridge, (Leabrook), South Australia.
History Trust of South Australia and Constitutional Museum of South Australia. (1982). Who was Edith Hubbe?: study guide. Adelaide, South Australia: History Trust of South Australia. Pages 28-31.
State Library of South Australia. “Women & Politics in South Australia - Some significant dates in the history of women”. Page 2. (slsa.sa.gov.au/int_pubs/women/sa1.htm) accessed 26 July 2001.