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James Edward Harrison and Lady Nancy Astor Correspondence

 Collection — Container: 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 note.


  • Creation: 1919 - 1972


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0.1 Linear Feet (One legal sized folder.)



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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository