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Miscellaneous papers, 1913-1964

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 87
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Miscellaneous memorabilia and printed ephemera, including:

  1. Annual report of the Fine Needlework Association for Invalid Women and Girls, 1912-1913, 1913
  2. newspaper and journal cuttings, 1914-1963 (some have been annotated by Rose Eyres and were probably enclosed with the letters she sent to Penelope Clementi)
  3. printed circular letter from A.G. Bowden Smith, a member of the Church of England Mission in Peking, 25 Jul 1914 (received in England 25 Feb 1915)
  4. postcard of 'A Tribute to Our Colonies' by William Armitage, part of Boots the Chemists 'Patriotic' series, n.d. [1914-1915]
  5. orders of service and newspaper obituary relating to the death of Charles Woollam, 4 Feb 1915, and the dedication of altar rails at the Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban in his name
  6. Annual Report, List of Subscribers, and Statement of Accounts of the Chatham, Rochester & Gillingham Charity Organization Society and Personal Service League, 1915-1916, 1916
  7. postcard of 'Our Safeguard', the naval memorial picture by C.M. Padday, n.d. [1917?]
  8. instructions for knitting socks for soldiers, typescript, [1918] (originally found in related notebook, see MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 83)
  9. manuscript notes on domestic arrangements in Ceylon (including houses available to the Clementi's, the facilities at each and the wages paid to staff), 1922 (possibly written by the previous Colonial Secretary's wife, Lady Marjory Stubbs)
  10. 'Entertainment' file containing lists of food and drink ordered for events (mainly dances), 1925-1930
  11. printed address (on silk) welcoming Lady Clementi to a [meeting] of the Ladies Union, Singapore, and expressing appreciation to her for consenting to be Patroness, 6 Apr 1932 [please note: this item is stored with other outsize items in box MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 65]
  12. 'Dances' file containing guest lists, [1933-1934]
  13. Newsletter of the Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland from The High Commissioner's Office, Rhodesia House, London, 33/62 (17 Aug 1962) and 35/62 (31 Aug 1962)
  14. 'Summary of Report by the Twenty-nine Rhodesian Chiefs after their visit to Britain earlier this year', typescript, Nov 1964
  15. notebook containing a list of charitable organisations and societies to which Penelope Clementi contributed (in Alwin Clementi's hand), n.d. (most of the volume is empty)


  • Creation: 1913-1964


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 600 / 87