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Correspondence regarding portraits of and memorials to Nancy Astor, 1963-2001

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MS. 15363/72

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Comprises:
  1. Correspondence regarding portraits of Nancy Astor by John Singer Sargent, Charles Sims and R.A. Dunlop, and regarding busts by Joe Davidson and Siegfried Charoux. Also includes photograph of a charcoal sketch of Nancy Astor by Sargent. 1963-1973
  2. Correspondence regarding memorial plaques to Nancy Astor in the Emmanuel Church in Greenwood, Virginia and in Stratford Hall, Virginia. Also includes press cuttings regarding and order of service for a memorial service for Nancy Astor at Westminster Abbey, obituaries, and correspondence regarding the donation of items of Nancy Astor's clothes to the London Museum. 1964-1969
  3. Correspondence regarding the 300 Group, an all-party campaign for more women in Parliament and political life, and their media awards, named after Nancy Astor. 1989
  4. Correspondence regarding a memorial plaques to Nancy Astor in the House of Commons and the Guildhall, Plymouth. Also includes photographs of the unveiling ceremony at the House of Commons. 1993-1996
  5. Correspondence regarding the Lady Astor Preservation Trust. 2000-2001

Dates

  • 1963-2001

Extent

1 box (5 folders)

Shelfmark

MS. 15363/72

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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