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Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Norman Croom-Johnson diaries

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 886
Overview: The Norman Croom-Johnson Diaries consist of 217 autograph manuscript volumes, including 211 diaries with daily entries, 1905 January 1-1962 August 7; three volumes containing lists of theater, concerts, and other events attended by Croom-Johnson, 1901-1960; and three volumes containing a daily log of his residences and travels, 1886-1962. Early volumes are copies made by Croom-Johnson from his original diaries, with additional notes made at the time of copying. Entries concern Croom-Johnson's...
Dates: 1886-1962

Lady St. Helier papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 477
Overview: Letters received by Lady St. Helier and other members of her family, particularly her daughter, Dorothy Stewart Allhusen. The letters, from many notable authors, political figures, clergymen, and members of English and Scottish aristocratic families, mainly concern social engagements and personal news; several letters to Lord Jeune (later Baron St. Helier) concern political matters and legal cases. Correspondents include Sir Austen Chamberlain, Pearl May Teresa Richards Craigie, Kate Greenaway,...
Dates: 1847-1955

Mary Smyth Hunter correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 186
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters and postcards, mostly signed, addressed to Mary Smyth Hunter and to two of her descendants, her daughter Cary Phyllis (Hunter) Williamson, and her grand-daughter Elizabeth Williamson. Major correspondents include Maurice Baring, Max Beerbohm, Gabriel Fauré, Edmund Gosse, Edvard Grieg, George Henschel, Henry James, William James, Claude Monet, George Moore, Auguste Rodin, John Singer Sargent, Henry Tonks, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf. The collection also...
Dates: 1895-1940