Autograph Letter Collection: General Women's Movement 1825-1896


Autograph Letter Collection: General Women's Movement 1825-1896

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Furse, Katharine, 1875-1952 (person)

Epithet: GBE British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x00001b ...

Faithfull, Emily, 1836?-1895 (person)

English novelist, essayist, lecturer, editor, philanthropist and feminist. From the description of Letters, 1860-1887. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122557780 English philanthropist and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Miss Graves, 1877 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529770 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gorton Hall, near Manchester, to Mrs. W.A. Turner, 1879 Sept. 29. (Unkno...

Curtis, Myra, 1886-1971 (person)

Blackwell, Elizabeth, 1821-1910 (person)

Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol, England, in 1821 to a politically outspoken father committed to fairness among his male and female children. In 1832, Samuel Blackwell moved his family to the United States in part for financial reasons but also to participate in the abolitionist movement. Two of his daughters would grow up to continue this fight against slavery and to work towards women's rights, specifically in the area of women in medicine. After years of struggling to be taken ...

Tuke; Dame; Margaret Janson, 1862-1947 (person)

Hopkins, Ellice, 1836-1904 (person)

Russell, Alys 1867-1951 (person)

Bertrand Russell, 1872-1970, was the third son of Lord John Russell (1792-1878), who twice served as Prime Minister (1846-1852 and 1865-1866). His parents died when he was very young and he was brought up by his grandmother. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge and obtained a first-class honours degree in mathematics and philosophy. He became a Fellow of the college in 1895. A visit to Berlin after university led to his first book 'German Social Democracy' (1896). In 1907 a group o...

Wilson Helen Mary 1864-1951 (person)

Cecil of Chelwood, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount, 1864-1958 (person)

King Frances Elizabeth nee Bernard 1757-1821 (person)

Coutts Baroness Angela Georgina Burdett- 1814-1906 (person)

Female Middle Class Emigration Society (corporateBody)

Gordon, Maria M. Ogilvie, ....-1939 (person)

Macdonald Margaret Ethel Gladstone 1870-1911 (person)

Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 (person)

1827-1829 worked as a governess; 1835 founded the Working and Visiting Society in Bristol; 1846 opened first ragged school in Bristol; 1850s work on juvenile delinquency, including conference, parliamentary evidence, publications; 1860s work on female education in India; 1870 founded National Indian Association; also worked on prison reform and the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts Epithet: social reformer, philanthropist and educationalist British Libra...

Ward Mary Augusta nee Arnold 1851-1920 (person)

Tancred; Edith, fl. 1945 (person)

Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 (person)

Helena Maria Sickert, b. 1864, in Munich, Germany, of an English mother and Danish father; family moved to England when Helena was four years old; educated at Girton College, Cambridge; married Frederick Tertius Swanwick in 1888; author, journalist, and lecturer involved in peace activism, feminism, and social justice; chair of the British Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1915?-1922; British delegate to the League of Nations, 1924-193?; d. Maidenhead, England, 1...

Sharp, Evelyn, 1869-1955 (person)

Epithet: afterwards Nevinson author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x0000fd ...

Smythe Emily Anne fl 1826 (person)

Twining, Louisa (person)

Hubbard, Louisa M., 1836-1906 (person)

Wilson, Henry Joseph, 1833-1914. (person)

Epithet: MP; of Add MS 46298 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000315 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 41236 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000300.0x000314 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x000114 Epithet: of Sheffield ...

Rye Maria Susan 1829-1903 (person)

Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith, 1827-1891 (person)

Barbara Bodichon (nee Leigh Smith) was born on 8 April 1827 at Whatlington, Sussex, sister of the Arctic explorer, Benjamin Leigh Smith (1828-1913). She was educated privately and studied political economy, law and art at Bedford Square Ladies College, London, becoming a painter of some renown. After receiving an endowment from her father, she established her own progressive school in London, later known as the Portman Hall School. During the 1850s, she concentrated on the campaign ...

Clough, Blanche Athena 1861-1960 (person)

Asquith, H.H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928 (person)

First Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Statesman, and Prime Minister. From the description of Letters, 1902-1919. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417274 Earl of Oxford and Asquith. British M.P.; served as Home Secretary, 1892-1895; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1905-1908; Secretary of State for War, 1914; Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, 1908-1916. From the description of Papers, 1912-1939. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19108896...

National Vigilance Association (Great Britain) (corporateBody)

Anning, Mary, 1799-1847 (person)

Fawcett, Millicent Garrett, Dame, 1847-1929 (person)

President of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies. From the description of Letters : London, to Laurence Housman, 1918 Jan. 18, 1928 Oct. 29, and undated. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25374993 Fawcett was an author and a leader in the women's suffrage movement. From the description of ALS [19--?] April 9 : Lismus, Ireland to "Dear Sir" / M.G. Fawcett. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 28013193 Epithet: ...

Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904 (person)

English journalist and reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899208 Frances Power Cobbe, English philanthropist, social worker, and religious author, advocate of women's rights, education for poor and neglected children, and anti-vivisectionist. From the description of Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens...