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Correspondence with her children and other close family members, c.1922-2000

MS. 9696/3
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folder 1) letters from her daughter, Lucy Caroline ‘Bear’, mostly written from school, 1945-1949, with five later letters from her ranch in Canada, some relating to her parents’ potential divorce, 1957-1958. Also includes carbon copy typescript exam papers for Lucy in ‘Yellow class’.

folder 2) correspondence with her son, Francis and his wife Anne, 1944-2000, mainly childhood letters from Francis but including the menu and guest list for his 21st birthday and a copy letter from Vivien, 1970, describing her unhappiness when her marriage broke down.

folder 3) family letters to Vivien Greene, c.1922-1964, including:

  1. letter from her grandmother, Amy Julia Green-Armytage (1854-1922), 21 Feb [no year, c.1922]
  2. letter from her uncle ?Vivien to his brother Bob re their sister’s health, 21 May 1933
  3. letter from her uncle ?Vivien relating the circumstances of her mother’s death, 22 May 1933
  4. letter from her maternal uncle Paul [Green-Armytage] on the death of her mother, 22 May 1933
  5. letter from her aunt in Bath [?Marion Green-Armytage] on the death of her mother, 24 May [1933]
  6. eleven letters from her younger brother Patrick Dayrell-Browning, 1933-1964, relating to the death of their mother (1933), his active service in Italy at Salerno and Cassino (1943-1944), her separation from her husband (1947-1948)
  7. Robert Green-Armytage, her uncle, Bath, with news of the family, 8 Sep 1939
  8. five letters from her mother-in-law, Marion Greene, with family news, 1940-1950s
  9. envelope addressed to Vivien from Mary Pritchett, New York, postmarked 7 May 1941 [no contents]
  10. letter from her aunt, Gwendoline Green-Armytage, warning her of an American reporter asking about Graham’s private life, 8 Sep 1951


  • Creation: c.1922-2000


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9696/3

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom