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Letters, mostly sent by David Astor to Nancy and Waldorf Astor, c. 1940s-1964

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MS. 15363/65

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Comprises:
  1. Letters sent to Nancy and Waldorf Astor while David Astor was serving with the Royal Marines. Also includes copies of letters from Nancy Astor to David Astor. c. 1942-c. 1944
  2. Letters sent to Nancy and Waldorf Astor, including letters sent from Switzerland, USA, Canada and London. Also includes letter from Waldorf Astor to David Astor. 1945-1948
  3. Letters sent to Nancy and Waldorf Astor, including letters sent from London, Plymouth, New York, Jura and Sutton Courtenay. Also includes copies of letters from Nancy Astor to David Astor and press cuttings. 1950-1964
  4. Sundry and undated letters. Includes letters to David and Nancy Astor from Norah Lindsay, Anthony Eden, Mallory Browne, Chris Mayhew, Stephen M. Kellen, Ellen Kemp, Kathleen von Simson, Patricia Norman, "Blondie" [Herbert Hasler], Andrew McIntyre, and Pierre d'Harcourt, among others. Also includes note on the death of Jim Brand, letter to Siegfried and Margit Charoux from Karl Schwindt. c. 1940s

Dates

  • c. 1940s-1964

Extent

1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 15363/65

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom