Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Benn, Ursula Helen Alers, 1909 - 2006 (née Hankey)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1909 - 2006

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Family Correspondence, 1903 - 2003

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection of material held at Churchill Archives Centre provides a comprehensive picture of life in the Hankey family. The family correspondence in AHKY 1 illustrates the relationship between Adeline and her husband and provides detail of their life together and relationship with their children. Adeline's diaries (AHKY 2) mainly document the various journeys she made throughout her life, often accompanying Maurice. Scrapbooks and photographs (AHKY 3) provide a pictorial record....
Dates: 1903 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
 File

Memoir by Ursula Benn [formerly Ursula Hankey], 2001 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY 4/6
Scope and Contents

Includes recollections of the Hankey and de Smidt families, her parents Maurice and Adeline Hankey, and her work on her mother's papers. Also includes a photocopy of a memoir by Adeline’s daughter, Ursula with sections dedicated to memories of the family car, playing tennis, and holidays. This was deposited in February 2022.

Dates: 2001 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.
 Fonds

The Papers of Adeline, Lady Hankey

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AHKY
Scope and Contents The collection of material held at Churchill Archives Centre provides a comprehensive picture of life in the Hankey family. The family correspondence in AHKY 1 illustrates the relationship between Adeline and her husband and provides detail of their life together and relationship with their children. Adeline's diaries (AHKY 2) mainly document the various journeys she made throughout her life, often accompanying Maurice. Scrapbooks and photographs (AHKY 3) provide a pictorial record....
Dates: 1850 - 2003
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One item within the collection (AHKY 3/1/6) is currently closed for conservation reasons.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.