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Ashbee, Charles Robert, 1863 - 1942 (architect, designer and romantic socialist)


Dates and places

1863-1942 KCC 1883

Legal status / Nationality


Sphere of activity

Architect, Designer, Romantic Socialist

Admin / Family structure

Married to Janet Elizabeth Ashbee (nee Forbes)

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:


25 letters from members of the Ashbee family to Oscar Browning, 1884 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0272/OB/1/50/C
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Most of the files contain five or more letters. Some files include letters from more than one member of a family, and the larger correspondences occupy two or more files.

Dates: 1884 - 1911

Ashbee: The Papers of Charles Robert Ashbee

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CRA
Scope and Contents This collection contains several documents concerning C.R. Ashbee and his work with the Guild and School of Handicrafts, as well as several additional items on the Ashbee family. The heart of the collection is in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, with the journals and memoirs of Charles Ashbee and his wife, Janet. The collection also contains a small number of pieces of creative writing - essays, reports, plays and poems - as well as a number of published volumes written by...
Dates: 1689 - 2012

Charles Robert Ashbee to REF, 1886 - 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/3/4
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1886 - 1887
 Item — Container: REF/9/1

C.R. Ashbee, 'From Whitechapel to Camelot' (Essex House Press: London, 1892)

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/9/1
Scope and Contents

Inscribed by REF 'To my dear Mother from the Illustrator'.


Letters from Charles Robert Ashbee to JTS, 1936-03-09 - 1937-04-24

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/4
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed and 1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1936-03-09 - 1937-04-24