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Letters and cards to Ava Anderson, wife of Viscount Waverley, and to John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley

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MS. Eng. c. 7342

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Letters to Ava Bodley Anderson and one to John Anderson, mostly written between 1913 and 1937, with one postcard written in 1967. Includes:
  1. (fols. 1-58) letters addressed to Ava Bodley. Includes two sympathy letters on the death of her first husband, Ralph Wigram, one of the letters (fol. 46) is from Sir Horace G. H. Rumbold. Also a letter from Sir Ronald Campbell.
  2. (fols. 59-77) envelopes addressed to Ava Bodley, Ava Wigram, or Lady Anderson without letters
  3. (fols.78-80) one letter addressed to John Anderson, Lord Chancellor of the Exchequer from Beth White in the American Embassy in Haiti with accompanying envelope dated 1943; one empty envelope addressed to John Anderson, Esq. postmarked 1913.

Dates

  • c.1913-1937, 1967

Extent

80 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7342, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7342

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6170

Overview

Letters and cards to Ava Anderson, wife of Viscount Waverley, and to John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley

Biographical / Historical

Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, née Bodley (1896-1974) was the wife of John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), civil servant. Details for Sir John are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Louis Probert, 14 April 2007.

Related Materials

For papers of Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, see MSS. Eng. c. 6661-4.
Title
Letters and cards to Ava Anderson, wife of Viscount Waverley, and to John Anderson, 1st Viscount Waverley
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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