Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton
The collection consists of:
- Diaries of Lionel Hichens, 1900-8
- Diaries of General Sir Neville Lyttelton, 1874-1929
- Diaries of Lady Lyttelton, 1892-3
- Unattributed diary, 1896
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372].
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MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372-80, f. 33-84
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13730
Biographical / Historical
(William) Lionel Hichens (1874-1940) was an industrialist and businessman. His parents-in-law were Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton (1845-1931), general, and Lady Katharine Sarah Lyttelton, née Stuart-Wortley. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
The diaries were cleared from North Aston Hall, Oxfordshire, after the death of Hermione Hichens.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The diaries were bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1986.
- Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton
- Emily Tarrant
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