Lady Alys Russell

Title: Lady
Prename: Alys
Surname: Russell
Name of birth: Pearsall Smith
Birthday: 01/22/1867
Place of birth: Philadelphia
Date of death: 01/22/1951
Place of death: London
Married since: 13.12.1891, 1911 separation, 1921 divorce
Married to: Bertrand A. W. Russell
Profession husband: Philosopher
Education: 1890 B.A. Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, PA
Career: Early 1890s moves from the United States to Britain, literary work with Bertrand Russell; following their divorce, Alys lives with her brother, the writer Logan Pearsall Smith (1865–1946); writer; radio broadcasts on the Fabian Society; founder of the first Child Welfare Clinic in Britain
Memberships: Fabian Society; British Federation of University Women (BFUW); 1921–27 Fundraising Committee for the Acquisition, Development and Equipment of Crosby Hall; 1938–50 conversation courses in English for refugee members of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) from Germany and occupied Europe
Biographical literature: Obituaries in *The Times*, January 22 and 29, 1953, and *New York Times*, January 22, 1951; Robert Allerton Parker, *The Transatlantic Smiths* (New York: Random House, 1959)
Major works: “Social Democracy and the Woman Question in Germany,” in Bertrand Russell and Alys Russell, *German Social Democracy. Six Lectures* (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1896); “The Woman Movement in Germany,” *Nineteenth Century* 40 (1896), no. 233: 98