WorldCat Identities

Hill, Octavia 1838-1912

Overview
Works: 139 works in 280 publications in 4 languages and 3,553 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HD7333.L7, 363.5092
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Most widely held works about Octavia Hill
 
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Homes of the London poor by Octavia Hill( Book )

31 editions published between 1875 and 2010 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavia Hill, early ideals, from letters by Octavia Hill( Book )

6 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavia Hill and the social housing debate : essays and letters by Octavia Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our common land (and other short essays) by Octavia Hill( Book )

9 editions published between 1877 and 2011 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Octavia Hill as told in her letters by Octavia Hill( Book )

20 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavia Hill (1838-1912) is today best remembered as one of the founders of the National Trust. However, her involvement in education and social reform, and particularly housing, was a large part of her work. Shocked at the poverty and overcrowding she found in London slums, she began to acquire and improve properties which would restore the tenants' dignity and self-respect. She organized a team of volunteer 'district visitors' to help the residents, and especially children, to achieve a better quality of life, including the provision of open spaces, training and recreational amenities. She was considerably influenced by Rev. F.D. Maurice, theologian and social worker, whose son, the editor of this work, married Octavia's sister Emily. The letters from which the 'life' is compiled show her extraordinary ability as an organiser, her humanity, and how much effort she put into her various activities, often overworking until she became ill
House property & its management; some papers on the methods of management by Octavia Hill( Book )

9 editions published in 1921 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extracts from Octavia Hill's "Letters to fellow workers," 1864-1911 by Octavia Hill( Book )

4 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenant friends in old Deptford by Ellen Chase( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early ideals, from letters by Octavia Hill( Book )

4 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by Octavia Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1880 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavia Hill; a biography by E. Moberly Bell( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aus der Londoner Armenpflege by Octavia Hill( Book )

5 editions published in 1878 in German and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The befriending leader : social assistance without dependency by Octavia Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housing estate management by women (being an account of the development of the work initiated by Octavia Hill) by Society of Women Housing Managers( Book )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colour, space, and music for the people by Octavia Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor law reform : being Memoranda submitted in April and December, 1907 to the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress (with some additional notes) by Charles Booth( Book )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorandum on the report of the Royal Commission on the poor laws and relief of distress. Reprinted from the official report by Octavia Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1909 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further Account of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment by Octavia Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1872 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supplement to the Report of an attempt to raise a few of the London poor without gifts by John Ruskin( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

District visiting by Octavia Hill( Book )

2 editions published in 1877 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Octavia Hill britische Sozialreformerin und Begründerin des The National Trust

Octavia Hill riformatrice sociale britannica

Octavia Hillová

オクタヴィア・ヒル

ヒル, オクタヴィア

Languages
English (148)

German (4)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Covers
Our common land (and other short essays)Life of Octavia Hill as told in her lettersFounders of the National TrustOctavia Hill's Letters to fellow workers 1872-1911 : together with an account of the Walmer Street industrial experimentOctavia Hill & the individual