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Correspondence between David Astor and members of the Langhorne family, 1934-2001

MS. 15363/60

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  1. Correspondence with and regarding Joyce and Reggie Grenfell. Also includes correspondence with Janie Hampton regarding a biography of Joyce Grenfell, and with Pauline Perry regarding the donation of Joyce Grenfell's papers to Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. 1934-2001
  2. Correspondence with Nancy Lancaster and her family. Also includes correspondence regarding proposed books about Nancy Lancaster, autobiographical notes and notes on Chiswell Dabney Langhorne by Nancy Lancaster, letter from Nancy Lancaster to Robert Shaw, obituaries for Nancy Lancaster and Jeremy Tree, and a photograph of Nancy Lancaster with "Vi Astor" [Violet, Baroness Astor of Hever?] and Waldorf [Astor]. 1953-2000
  3. Correspondence with and regarding James Fox [grandson of Phyllis Langhorne and Robert Brand], mostly relating to his book The Langhorne Sisters. Also includes eulogy for Dinah Bridge [James Fox’s mother], reviews of The Langhorne Sisters, copy of Robert Brand’s memoirs, and copy of an article on Eydon Hall. 1985-2001
  4. Correspondence with Edward Fox [brother of James Fox]. 1991


  • 1934-2001


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 15363/60

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom