The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

The wonderful woman indexer of England: Nancy Bailey

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2014), 32, (4), 155–160.

Abstract

This is a brief look at the life and career of the pioneering indexer Nancy Bailey (1863–1913).

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James, B. (1979) ‘Indexing The Times’. The Indexer 11(4), 209–11. Novel professions for women The Indexer 11 209 11 Google Scholar

Kyte, C. H. J. (1967) ‘ The Times index’. The Indexer 5(3), 125–9. The Times index The Indexer 5 125 9 Google Scholar

Ladies’ Home Journal (LHJ) (1894) ‘Miss Nancy Bailey – indexer’, May, p. 7. Google Scholar

Morrison, D. (1986) ‘Indexes to The Times’. Journal of Documentation 42(3), 189–95. Indexes to The Times Journal of Documentation 42 189 95 Google Scholar

Queen (1893a) ‘Professional women on their professions: indexing’, 23 September, p. 543. Google Scholar

Queen (1893b) Letter, 18 November, p. 850. Google Scholar

Sarnia (1893) ‘Miss Nancy Bailey, the indexer’, Sarnia Observer, 10 November, p. 2. Google Scholar

Anderson, M. (1970) ‘Some personalities’. The Indexer 7(1), 19–23. Some personalities The Indexer 7 19 23 Google Scholar

Bailey, N. (1898) ‘Indexing: a profession for women’, pp. 196–203 in Countess of Warwick (ed.), Progress in women’s education in the British Empire: being the report of the education section, Victorian Era Exhibition 1897. London: Longmans, Green. Progress in women’s education in the British Empire: being the report of the education section, Victorian Era Exhibition 1897 196 203 Google Scholar

Bateson, M. (1895) Professional women upon their professions. London: Horace Cox. Professional women upon their professions Google Scholar

Bell, H. K. (2008) From flock beds to professionalism: a history of index-makers. Hatfield: HKB Press and New Castle, Del.: Oak Knoll Press. From flock beds to professionalism: a history of index-makers Google Scholar

Evening Telegraph (1902) ‘Novel professions for women’, 20 June, p. 6. Google Scholar

James, B. (1979) ‘Indexing The Times’. The Indexer 11(4), 209–11. Novel professions for women The Indexer 11 209 11 Google Scholar

Kyte, C. H. J. (1967) ‘ The Times index’. The Indexer 5(3), 125–9. The Times index The Indexer 5 125 9 Google Scholar

Ladies’ Home Journal (LHJ) (1894) ‘Miss Nancy Bailey – indexer’, May, p. 7. Google Scholar

Morrison, D. (1986) ‘Indexes to The Times’. Journal of Documentation 42(3), 189–95. Indexes to The Times Journal of Documentation 42 189 95 Google Scholar

Queen (1893a) ‘Professional women on their professions: indexing’, 23 September, p. 543. Google Scholar

Queen (1893b) Letter, 18 November, p. 850. Google Scholar

Sarnia (1893) ‘Miss Nancy Bailey, the indexer’, Sarnia Observer, 10 November, p. 2. Google Scholar

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Green, David A.