Scope and Content

Unedited typescript (with copyright instructions) version of her autobiography. Covers the period from her childhood to her retirement and charts the close and important relationship with Elizabeth Robins (1862-1952). 2 bound volumes.

A published copy of this work is held at The Women's Library: 'Octavia Wilberforce: the autobiography of a pioneer woman doctor' edited by Pat Jalland (London: Cassell, 1989).