Story: Henderson, Stella May

Stella May Henderson

Stella May Henderson

Stella May Henderson achieved unusual academic distinction for a 19th-century woman, gaining a BA with a special focus on political science and an MA with first-class honours in English and Latin, and completing the requirements for a Bachelor of Laws during the 1890s. She is shown in 1892 at her BA graduation.

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Coral Broadbent. 'Henderson, Stella May', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2h29/henderson-stella-may (accessed 17 October 2019)