Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912

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Epithet: social reformer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000065

English activist for housing reform for the poor and advocate for preservation of open spaces, places of natural beauty and historic sites.

From the description of Octavia Hill autographed letters : to Mrs. Tebb, 1890-1894. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9626652

English philanthropist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to "Dear Madam", 1883 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469661

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1892 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470466

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mildred and Louise Kennedy autograph collection, 1784-1923. Houghton Library
referencedIn Cabot family. Papers, 1786-1945 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn George MacDonald Collection, (1822-1946) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Autograph collection. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898. Autograph letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, [1878 Feb.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library
referencedIn James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Houghton Library
creatorOf COCKERELL PAPERS. Vol. C (ff. 185). Hi-Hold.includes:ff. 1-15 Mrs Caroline Hill, mother of Octavia Hill: Letters to S. C. Cockerell: 1890.ff. 16-107b Octavia Hill, social reformer: Letters, etc., to S. C. Cockerell: 1887-1909.ff. 108-113 Willia... British Library
referencedIn MacDonald, George, 1824-1905. George MacDonald Collection, (1822-1946). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXCI (ff. 344). July-Sept.1882.includes:f. 1 Charles Munro, 9th Baronet of Foulis 1848: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1882.f. 2 b John Blair Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross: Minutes by: 1882-1883.f. 3 Henry Windsor Villiers-Stuart, of Cappoquin... British Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1816-1917, 1816-1917 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Octavia Hill Association. Records, 1880-1970. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1892 Feb. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE PAPERS: miscellaneous letters and papers of Florence Nightingale; 1860-1895, n.d. Also included (ff. 104-131) are copies of letters to Lord Carlingford from Henry Riversdale Grenfell, M.P.; 1865-1890. Transferred from the Departm..., 1860-1895 British Library
referencedIn Cheston, Emily Fox, 1887-. Oral History Interview, 1969. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Vol. I, 1837-1870.British Museum: Applications, etc., for Reading Room tickets: 1824-1881.: Partly printed.includes:f. 1 British Museum: Reading Room ticket: 1824.: Printed.f. 2 Charles Frederick Barnwell, FRS; FSA: Letter to Sir H. Ellis: 1837.f..., 1837-1870 British Library
creatorOf CARNARVON PAPERS. Vol. CXII (ff. 192). General correspondence; Oct. 1881-1886.includes:f. 3 William Wells Addington, 3rd Viscount Sidmouth: Letter to 4th Lord Carnarvon: 1881.f. 9 William Spottiswoode, physicist: Letter to 4th Lord Carnarvon: 188... British Library
creatorOf Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912. Autograph letter signed : London, to "Dear Madam", 1883 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Records of the Blackfriars Settlement, 1887-1973 The Women' s Library
referencedIn HILL OCTAVIA 1838 - 1912 PHILANTHROPIST, 1873-1900 British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912. Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Phillips, 1875 June 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mrs. Hill, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf DARWIN AND CORNFORD PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 93). Letters, etc., from various individuals; 1870-1924. Partly imperfect. 1. ff. 1-8. Three letters from her father, Charles Darwin (b.1809, d.1882), with two to her husband, R. B. Litchfield; circa 1870-1875,..., 1865-1924 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III, A-M. 1790-1931.includes:f. 1 Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby, Viscount Allenby: Letter to Sir P. C. Mitchell: 1930.f. 2 Henry Edward Armstrong, FRS; chemist: Letter to A. W. Rowe: 1905.ff. 2-165 passim Arthur Walton Rowe, MRCS: Letters to..., 1790-1931 British Library
creatorOf Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912. [Octavia Hill letter]. University of British Columbia Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXIX (ff. 263). 1882-June 1884.includes:ff. 1, 2, 69, 110 Reginald Baliol Brett, 2nd Viscount Esher: Correspondence with Sir C. Dilke: 1879-1907.: imperf.ff. 3, 12, 22, 60 Sir Charles Rivers Wilson, KCMG; Comptroller of the National Debt O... British Library
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. VI, ff. 264, F-K.includes:f. 1 William Farr, statistician: Letter to -: 1877. f. 2 Alphonse Favre, botanist: Letter to -,: 1882: Fr. f. 4 William Fawcett, Director of Public Gardens and Plantations, Jamaica: Letter to A. S. Woodward: 1894. f. 6 ... British Library
creatorOf Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912. Octavia Hill autographed letters : to Mrs. Tebb, 1890-1894. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
creatorOf Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912. Two letters from Octavia Hill : ALS, 1888 May 26-[undated]. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Barnett, Henrietta, Dame, 1851-1936 person
associatedWith Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926 person
associatedWith Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898. person
memberOf Charity Organisation Society corporateBody
associatedWith Cheston, Emily Fox, 1887- person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962, person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, Mrs, person
employeeOf Dulwich Picture Gallery corporateBody
correspondedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 person
associatedWith Foot, Isaac, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Head, Henry. person
associatedWith HUGH CABOT FAMILY family
associatedWith Kennedy, Mildred, collector. person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith MacDonald, George, 1824-1905. person
associatedWith Maurice, Frederick Denison, 1805-1872 person
associatedWith Moore, E. M., collector. person
associatedWith Mosely, Miss. person
employeeOf National Gallery (Great Britain) corporateBody
associatedWith Octavia Hill Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips, Miss, person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Settlement, Blackfriars person
grandchildOf Smith, T. Southwood (Thomas Southwood), 1788-1861 person
associatedWith Temple, Frederick, 1821-1902 person
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Subject
Women volunteers in social service--Correspondence
Open space
Housing
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Social reformers
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Birth 1838-12-03

Death 1912-08-13

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