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Morley, Elisabeth Henrietta Ernestina Charlotte Headlam (1866-1950, née Sonntag, composer, suffragette and wife of Sir James Headlam-Morley)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866 - 1950

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence, 1890-01 - 1890-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/9
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: William Gilchrist-Clark [later William Maxwell-Clark] on subjects including a poem by JWHM and working in Spain; Else Sonntag [later Else Headlam] (22); Lionel Ford, Assistant master at Eton, on elections in ancient Athens; Edward Jenks on subjects including his decision to stay in Australia, his book on the Government of Victoria, a Federal Conference at Melbourne, lecturing at the University of Melbourne [as Dean of the Faculty of Law], JWHM's election to a...
Dates: 1890-01 - 1890-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence, 1892-01 - 1892-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/12
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Arthur Headlam, sympathising on JWHM not getting a professorship and asking for an article on the British mission to Egypt; Else Sonntag [later Else Headlam] (41); Charles Furse on subjects including his portrait of James Stephen (2); Reginald Smith on his grief at the death of James Stephen and his engagement (2); William Cunningham [Chaplain of Trinity College, Cambridge] on a dispute over something he had written (2); Edward Benson on Else finding an agent; Richard...
Dates: 1892-01 - 1892-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence, 1897-01 - 1897-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Else Headlam [earlier Else Sonntag] (25); Rev Arthur Headlam (12); 1st Lord Loch on the publication of JWHM's history of his administration in South Africa (23); Nathaniel Wedd; William Loring [Examiner in the Education Department] (2); Charles Waldstein [later Charles Walston] (3); John Withers (7); John Murray [senior director of John Murray, publishers] on the publication of JWHM's history of Lord Loch's administration in South Africa (2); Edward Jenks; Edgar...
Dates: 1897-01 - 1897-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence, 1919-01 - 1919-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/44
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Kenneth Headlam-Morley on his life at Eton (6); John Headlam on the effrontery of [Thomas] Woodrow Wilson [President of the United States] claiming to speak in the name of the people; Else Headlam-Morley [earlier Else Sonntag] on Agnes Headlam-Morley's future education, their financial difficulties, strains in their relationship and her anger at the treatment of Germany at Versailles (11); John Mackail, Examiner and Assistant Secretary, Board of Education, on a...
Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence, 1925-01 - 1925-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/50
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Kenneth Headlam-Morley on subjects including his new engineering work (11); Sam Hamer, Secretary of the National Trust, on a proposed path to Dodman Point [Cornwall]; Sir John Headlam on his lecture tour on military history and applying for the professorship in military history at the University of Oxford (4); Arthur Headlam on subjects including Else's debut concert as a composer in May, Kenneth's engagement and JWHM being overworked (8); Reginald Leeper on...
Dates: 1925-01 - 1925-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Else Headlam's personal correspondence, 1888 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Sir James Headlam-Morley's papers include: a large amount of personal correspondence with family, friends and colleagues; some personal papers, including Else Headlam's diaries; a voluminous series of literary papers, ranging from Headlam-Morley's early academic work on classical subjects to his later interest in more modern German history, particularly relating to Bismarck, and articles and pamphlets written while working for the various propaganda departments during the war and afterwards...
Dates: 1888 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Else Headlam's personal papers, 1891 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 2/2
Scope and Contents

Includes Else's diaries (in German) and account books and papers relating to the suffragette movement.

Dates: 1891 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters from Else Headlam-Morley [earlier Else Sonntag], 1919-01 - 1919-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/3/43
Scope and Contents

Subjects include: their financial situation; problems with Else's sister and brother-in-law Emma and Philip Ashworth; trouble with Else's housemaid Emma [Grüssel]; Agnes Headlam-Morley's progress at school; Else's lack of time for composing; Else's anger against the Versailles peace conference and JWHM's part in it. Also includes a few letters from Agnes Headlam-Morley, Kenneth Headlam-Morley and Arthur Headlam.

Dates: 1919-01 - 1919-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Sub-Series

Letters from Else Sonntag [later Else Headlam] to JWHM and his family, 1888 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 1/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Sir James Headlam-Morley's papers include: a large amount of personal correspondence with family, friends and colleagues; some personal papers, including Else Headlam's diaries; a voluminous series of literary papers, ranging from Headlam-Morley's early academic work on classical subjects to his later interest in more modern German history, particularly relating to Bismarck, and articles and pamphlets written while working for the various propaganda departments during the war and afterwards...
Dates: 1888 - 1916
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Letters to AHM on Else Headlam-Morley's concerts, 1925 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AGHM 1/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Robert Davenport; Kenneth Headlam-Morley; Edward Dent [President of the International Society for Contemporary Music] on performances of Else's opera 'Leonarda' at Salzburg and Innsbruck [Austria].

Dates: 1925 - 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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