The Gate of the Year – Minnie Louise Haskins (1875-1957)

Retired LSE academic Minnie Louise Haskins’ famous lines on “the gate of the year” have been used at royal occasions from George VI’s 1939 Christmas broadcast to the funeral of Elizabeth, the Queen Mother in 2002, writes LSE archivist Sue Donnelly.  And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I … Continue reading The Gate of the Year – Minnie Louise Haskins (1875-1957)