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Letters and autographs, mainly addressed to Henry Cobbe or his sister Frances Power Cobbe

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MS. Autogr. d. 36

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Letters and autographs, mainly addressed to Henry Cobbe or his sister Frances Power Cobbe, 19th-20th century.

Dates

  • 19th-20th century

Extent

387 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. d. 36, fols 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. d. 36

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16241

Overview

Letters and autographs, mainly addressed to Henry Cobbe or his sister Frances Power Cobbe, 19th-20th century.

Biographical / Historical

Frances Power Cobbe, 1822-1904, was an Irish writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist, and leading women's suffrage campaigner. She founded a number of animal advocacy groups, including the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) in 1875, the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) in 1898, and was a member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, E. J. Brooks and Son (Oxford), 19 July 1974, lot 87.
Title
Letters and autographs, mainly addressed to Henry Cobbe or his sister Frances Power Cobbe, 19th-20th century
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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