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Correspondence of Josephine Butler

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This material is held at GB 206 Leeds University Library
Reference Number(s) GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS 19c Butler
Dates of Creation ca. 1860-1885?
Name of Creator Butler, Josephine Elizabeth Grey, 1828-1906
Language of Material English
Physical Description 28 letters

Scope and Content

Correspondents include Mrs Hannah Ford and Miss Emily Ford, of Leeds

Administrative / Biographical History

Josephine Elizabeth Grey Butler (1828-1906) was a social reformer who supported the early stages of the movement for women's higher education. For fuller details of her life and work, see the Dictionary of National Biography

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Mrs Eleanor M. Ford of Leeds, on 7 November 1963

Custodial History


In English


Letters 19th century
Social reformers Great Britain

Personal Names

Butler Josephine Elizabeth Grey 1828-1906
Ford Hannah 1814-1930
Ford Emily Susan 1850-1930

Cataloguing Info

Title Correspondence of Josephine Butler
Creation 17/07/2001mcd