An account of the early years of Hillcroft College by Miss Phoebe Walters

Miss Phoebe Walters, the Secretary of the National Education Committee of the YWCA in 1918 - 1919, was instrumental in the founding of the Residential College for Working Women (later known as Hillcroft College). This is her account of those early years up until 1930.

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