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Catherine Helen Spence: 1885

A guide to Catherine Helen Spence featuring writings about her and a chronological bibliography of her works.

1885

1885  
  George Eliot's life and works. Melbourne Review, vol 10, no. 39, pp. 217-44. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
  Punishments, human and divine. Victorian Review, vol. 12, no. lxvii, pp. 1-20. [Article by C. H. Spence.]
January 17 The November reviews. Observer, p. 41a-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
January 31 The strangers' friend and charity organization society. Register, p. 7f. [Miss Spence appointed to committee. Biographical fragment.]
February 4 The December reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
(February 14 Thomas Carlyle—a study. [First notice.] Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned review of Thomas Carlyle: a history of his life in London, 1834-1881. By James Anthony Froude. 2 vols. Longmans and Co. [The style, attitudes to Carlyle and his wife, and references to John Stuart Mill and 'pure democracy' lead me to believe that this article is by Spence. Literature.])
(February 19 Thomas Carlyle—a study. [First notice.] (There is no second notice.) Register, p. 6d-f. [Unsigned review of Thomas Carlyle: a history of his life in London, 1834-1881. By James Anthony Froude. 2 vols. Longmans and Co. See note to 14 February 1885. Literature.])
(February 21 Thomas Carlyle—a study. [Second notice.] Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned review of Thomas Carlyle: a history of his life in London, 1834-1881. By James Anthony Froude. 2 vols. Longmans and Co. See note to 14 February 1885. Literature.])
March 7 The January reviews. Observer, p. 41b-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
March 13 The January reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
(April 4 George Eliot's life. [First notice.] Observer, p. 41a-c. [Unsigned review of George Eliot's Life, as related in her letters and journals, arranged and edited by her husband, J. W. Cross. 3 vols. Blackwood 1885. George Eliot by Mathilde Blind. Eminent Women Series, Allen & Co., 1883. The article is written by a middle-aged female very familiar with Eliot and her writings. It is surely Spence. Literature.])
April 6 The February reviews. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
(April 7 George Eliot's life. [First notice.] Register, p. 7e-g. [Unsigned review of George Eliot's Life, as related in her letters and journals, arranged and edited by her husband, J. W. Cross. 3 vols. Blackwood 1885. George Eliot by Mathilde Blind. Eminent Women Series, Allen & Co., 1883. See note to 4 April 1885. Literature.]
(April 11 George Eliot. [Second notice.] Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned review of George Eliot's Life, as related in her letters and journals, arranged and edited by her husband, J. W. Cross. 3 vols. Blackwood 1885. George Eliot by Mathilde Blind. Eminent Women Series, Allen & Co., 1883. See note to 4 April 1885. Literature.]
(April 23 George Eliot. [Second notice.] Register, p. 5h-6a. [Unsigned review of George Eliot's Life, as related in her letters and journals, arranged and edited by her husband, J. W. Cross. 3 vols. Blackwood 1885. George Eliot by Mathilde Blind. Eminent Women Series, Allen & Co., 1883. See note to 4 April 1885. Literature.]
May 2 Organization of democracy. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extract from the March Reviews, Register, 11 May 1885. Government.]
May 11 The March reviews. Register, p. 6b-d. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
May 16 George Eliot's life. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extract from the March Reviews, Register, 11 May 1885.]
May 16 Organization of democracy. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extract from the March Reviews, Register, 11 May 1885.]
May 26 The April reviews. Register, p. 5d-f. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
July 4 Play and earnest. Observer, p. 41a-c. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Children's literature.]
July 11 The May reviews. Register, pp. 5g-6a. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
July 17 Charity organization society. Evening Journal, p. 3g. [Report of meeting. Miss Spence proposed motion on Ladies' work. Biographical fragment.]
July 17 Charity organization society. Register, p. 6g-h. [Report of meeting. Miss Spence proposed motion on Ladies' work. Biographical fragment.]
August 5 The June reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
August 8 Poverty and its relief. The charity organization at work. Evening Journal, p. 5c-d. [Article includes references to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
August 8 Poverty and its relief. The charity organization at work. Register, p. 5f. [Article includes references to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
September 2 The July reviews. Register, p. 5f-h. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
September 5 Boarded-out homes. Evening Journal, p. 5d. [Letter by C. H. Spence, Honorary Secretary of Boarding-out Society.]
September 5 Boarded-out homes. Register, p. 7h. [Letter by C. H. Spence, Honorary Secretary of Boarding-out Society.]
September 8 The social purity society. Register, p. 7f-g. [Report of annual meeting of the ladies' branch of the Social Purity Society. Short speech by Miss Spence. Welfare. Prostitution.]
September 12 Boarded-out homes. Observer, p. 13d-e. [Letter by C. H. Spence, Honorary Secretary of Boarding-out Society.]
September 12 The social purity society. Observer, pp. 33e-34a. [Report of annual meeting of the ladies' branch of the Social Purity Society. Short speech by Miss Spence. Welfare. Prostitution.]
September 19 Some social notes on Australia and Canada. (To be continued.) Observer, p. 41a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839.]
September 26 Some social notes on Australia and Canada. (Concluded.) Observer, p. 41a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839.]
October 15 The August reviews. Register, pp. 5h-6ab. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
October 17 The August reviews. Observer , p. 41a-c [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
October 21 The destitute commission's report. Register, p. 4d-e. [Leader with brief reference to Miss Clark and Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
October 21 The destitute commission's final report. Register, p. 7b-f. [Abstract of report contains reference to Miss Spence. Biographical material.]
October 24 The August reviews. Second notice. Observer , p. 41a-b [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
October 26 The destitute commission. Register, p. 6b. [Letter by C. H. Spence.]
November 7 A novel picnic and what it suggests. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Article by A Colonist of 1839. Children.]
November 10 The September reviews. Register, p. 5d-f. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 4 The October reviews. Register, p. 6a-c. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series.]
December 5 Views from three platforms. Observer, p. 41a. [Unsigned article. Extracts from the October Reviews, Register, 4 December 1885.]
December 12 Gossip about children's books. First notice. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series. Children's literature.]
December 18 Gossip about children's books. Register, p. 6d-e. [Unsigned article. Continuation of series. Children's literature.]
December 19 Gossip about children's books. Second notice. Observer, p. 41a-b. [Unsigned article. Conclusion of series. Children's literature.]
December 19 A round of Christmas games. Observer, pp. 44e, 45a-b. [Article edited by C. H. S.]
December 25 Gossip about children's books. Second notice. Register, p. 6c-d. [Unsigned article. Conclusion of series. Children's literature.]
December 26 A round of holiday games. Evening Journal, p. 6b-c. [Article edited by C. H. S.]
December 26 Gossip about children's books. Evening Journal, p. 7f-h. [Unsigned article. Conclusion of series. Children's literature.]