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Papers of the Lewis family


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The papers of the Lewis family consist of notebooks containing lists of guests at dinner-parties and other social events given by Sir George and Elizabeth, Lady Lewis, 1876-1919, with letters to Lady Lewis and Gertrude Lewis, 1896-1908.


  • Creation: 1876-1919


0.15 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 189, fol. 1-2].

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MSS. Don. c. 189, e. 180-184

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13083


Papers of the Lewis family, principally Elizabeth, Lady Lewis (1844-1931); her husband Sir George Lewis (1833-1911), and their daughter, Gertrude Elizabeth Lewis (later Burney).

Biographical / Historical

The members of the Lewis family represented in this collection are as follows: Elizabeth, Lady Lewis (1844-1931); her husband Sir George Lewis (1833-1911), 1st baronet and solicitor; and one of their daughters, Gertrude Elizabeth Lewis (later Burney). Details for Sir George Lewis are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Mrs Anne Kindersley and (MSS. Don e. 182, e. 184/1, fols. 5-8) Mrs Miriam Jones through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1996.

Related Materials

See also Papers of Elizabeth, Lady Lewis (1844-1931) and the Lewis family, 1849-1982 (Dep. c. 831-853, d. 840, e. 393).

Papers of the Lewis Family (ii)
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2021 by Catherine McIlwaine
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom