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Miscellaneous correspondence and papers, 1889-1961, n.d.

MS. WHF Talbot 134
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Report card of Matilda Theresa Gilchrist-Clark from the Church of England High School for Girls: 'a dear, good girl who will I trust exercise an influence for good wherever she goes', 1889
  2. Letter from E.J. Pullen in the Royal Fusiliers in Ireland – thanks for sending a present, 19 Nov 1914
  3. Sotheby's sales catalogues of books sold by Matilda Talbot from the Lacock Abbey collection, 1930-1947
  4. Letter from R. Wilkins, 'sorry to hear that the Henry VIII picture had to be sold to pay death duties' etc, 7 Sep 1944
  5. Letter from Lutterworth Press – 'you must often have thought of writing your own book about Lacock', 25 Apr 1946
  6. Publishing contract between George Allen & Unwin Ltd and Matilda Talbot for My Life and Lacock Abbey, 1955
  7. Record book for My Life and Lacock Abbey – copies sold and given away, with names, 1956
  8. Royalty statement for My Life and Lacock Abbey, 31 Dec 1956
  9. Matilda Talbot's passport, 1961
  10. Change of address card for Edward H. Leaf, n.d.
  11. Two blank 'At Home' cards, n.d.
  12. Hand lettered placard, 'Voluntary Gifts to Personal Service League for Unemployed', n.d.
  13. Small, empty document case inscribed 'M.T. Talbot' in ink, n.d.


  • Creation: 1889-1961, n.d.


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. WHF Talbot 134

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom