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Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lady Nancy Astor Papers

Identifier: SC 00631
Scope and Contents

18 Letters and notes, 1927-1956, from Nancy Astor, London, Taplow, and Plymouth, England, to Lilly Harrison Hill Smith Bradbury in Upperville, Virginia. Collection includes two photos of Nancy Astor, not originating with the correspondence. Lilly Harrison Hill Smith Bradbury and Nancy Astor were childhood friends.

Dates: 1927-1956

James Edward Harrison and Lady Nancy Astor Correspondence

 Collection — Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01708
Content Description 8 pages, 1 campaign poster, 2 photos, 2 postcards, and 8 Christmas cards. The three letter pages from 1972 were sent by James Edward Harrison, the rest appears to have been sent to him. The postcards are signed "Baker," and the letter from York House marked "private" is signed "Godfrey Thomas." The Christmas cards are all from Cliveden and contain prints, one of which is a family portrait. The campaign poster is for the Parliamentary Bye-Election of 1919 and is signed by Lady Astor with a...
Dates: 1919 - 1972

Lady Nancy Astor Letter to Thomas Edward Lawrence

 Collection — Small Collections Box 116
Identifier: SC 01712
Scope and Contents

Very short letter where Lady Astor asks for a copy of Col. Thomas Lawrence's new book.

Dates: 1924-03-20

Lady Nancy Astor Letters to Mrs. Margaret Bailey

Identifier: SC 00115
Scope and Contents Three letters written from Lady Nancy Astor to Mrs. John (Margaret) Bailey dated January 2, 1952, May 28, 1953, and November 17, 1953.  Also included is a blank card with a pencil sketch by John Singer Sargent of Lady Astor's profile.  Writing in the bottom corner of the sketch reads, "To a Virginian from a Virginian- Nancy Astor as she never looked."  In the correspondence Lady Astor mentions getting ready for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, an upcoming trip to Rhodesia in order to...
Dates: 1952, 1953

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Correspondence 2
Christmas cards 1
Great Britain--Buckinghamshire--Taplow--Cliveden 1
Photographs 1
World War, 1939-1945--Europe--Great Britain--Plymouth 1