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Carter, Lady Violet Bonham, 1887-1969 (Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1887 - 1969

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

Letters from Lady Violet Bonham-Carter, (1887-1969), (London, Stockton House and elsewhere) to Siegfried Sassoon re personal news, Stephen Tennant's health, 1932-1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/18-25
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection largely comprises letters addressed to Sassoon although there are few other recipients such as Glen Byam Shaw and Georgiana Theresa Thornycroft, Siegfried Sassoon's mother. There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.

Dates: 1932-1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letters from Lady Violet Bonham Carter (London) to Siegfried Sassoon sending congratulations on his receiving the Queen's Medal for Poetry, news of Fr. Ronald Knox and others, 1953-1957 (mid 1950s (29 Jun 1957; undated))

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/64-65
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 1953-1957 (mid 1950s (29 Jun 1957; undated))
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).