Edward, VIII, 1894 - 1972 (King of Great Britain and Ireland, afterwards Duke of Windsor)
- Existence: 1894 - 1972
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Written during Lascelles' employment as Edward, Prince of Wales' (the future King Edward VIII, later Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor) private secretary.
Correspondence and notes about the Abdication Crisis (LASL 3/8-3/9) are closed.
Letters from the future King Edward VIII, later Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor.
Subjects include: visits to Nice [France], the Hague [Netherlands] and Rome [Italy]; various house parties; visiting the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and the Duke of Windsor] at Fort Belvedere [Surrey] (with contemporary transcript); difficulties with 1st Lord Haig’s widow over Cooper’s biography of Haig; Christmas at Belvoir [Lincolnshire].
Account of the relationship between King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].
Subjects include the relationship between King Edward VIII [later the Duke of Windsor] and Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor].
Includes material relating to Willis' naval career, including material relating to World War Two
Papers relating to Anne Seagrim's work as secretary to the Duke of Windsor, including: letters to friends and family describing Anne Seagrim's life and work with the Windsors; correspondence between Anne Seagrim and the Windsors; correspondence, press cuttings and papers relating to biographies, articles and television documentaries on the Windsors; notes for Anne Seagrim's memoir "An Improbable Career"; photograph albums kept by Anne Seagrim from her time with the Windsors.
Photographs of the Duke of Windsor [earlier Edward VIII], Duchess of Windsor [earlier Wallis Simpson], with RSC and others, at their wedding at the Chateau de Candé [France]. Also includes an earlier photograph of the Windsors in Salzburg [Austria].
Public and Political: General: Abdication of Edward VIII: American press cuttings., 12 Apr 1936 - 04 Dec 1936
Includes cuttings on the abdication of King Edward VIII [earlier Edward Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor] and his marriage to Wallis Simpson [later Wallis, Duchess of Windsor], from United States' and Canadian newspapers, including the New York Journal, the New York Post, the Los Angeles Examiner, the Kansas City Star, the Topeka State Journal and Hush.