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Box 1: Correspondence, 1891-1914

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: id141425

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Letters, primarily 1908-1919, from Page and his wife Florence Lathrop Field Page to her daughters Minna Field Gibson Burnaby and Florence Field Lindsay and to Bryan Lathrop and Helen Aldis Lathrop. The letters concern social life in Washington, D.C., life in Rome during World War I, diplomacy under Woodrow Wilson, and the role of a diplomat's wife. There are forty letters, 1915-1916, from Algernon Edwin Burnaby to his wife and son concerning the Gallipoli Campaign in Turkey. Individuals mentioned in the collection include Sir George Trevelyan and the Prince of Wales (who was later the Duke of Windsor). Subjects include earthquake in Avezzano, Italy, Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920), the influenza epidemic of 1918 and war relief efforts of the Red Cross.


  • 1891-1914

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 4.25 Linear Feet (8 Century boxes.)


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository