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Davies, Dame Gwen Lucy Ffrangcon, 1891-1992 (actress)



  • Existence: 1891 - 1992

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Correspondence from Dame Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, 8 Jan. 1977-5 May 1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9225/5/99-100
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Comprises correspondence and papers of Mary Hope Allen, as well as correspondence of her grandfather Robin Allen (1820-98), Secretary of Trinity House and a poet and critic, and of her father, Sir Ernest King Allen (1864-1937), Assistant Public Trustee 1915-23. Robin Allen's correspondents include 19th century politicians, artists, poets and critics such as W.E. Gladstone, Thomas Hardy, Lord Leighton, John Ruskin, Lord Tennyson, Arnold Toynbee and Mrs. Humphry Ward. There is a collection of...
Dates: 8 Jan. 1977-5 May 1978
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