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Asquith, Emma Alice Margaret, 1864-1945 (née Tennant, known as Margot, Countess of Oxford and Asquith, writer and socialite)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1864-1945

Margot Asquith (1864-1945), wife of 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; writer and socialite

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence from Margot, Countess of Oxford and Asquith, 20 Apr. 1914-30 Apr. 1914 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8990/20-22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Letters to Owen Seaman, many accepting or declining invitations to a dinner of the Royal Literary Fund in 1912.
Dates: 20 Apr. 1914-30 Apr. 1914 (Circa)
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).
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Letter from Margot Asquith, (1864-1945), Countess of Oxford and Asquith, (London) to Siegfried Sassoon re invitation to visit, comments on poems, 1 Mar. 1923-2 Mar. 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/2/1
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 There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.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: 1 Mar. 1923-2 Mar. 1923
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).
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Letter from Margot Asquith, (1864-1945), Countess of Oxford and Asquith, (The Wharf, Sutton Courtney), to Siegfried Sassoon, 7 May 1923 (year inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/2/2
Scope and Contents Regretting Siegfried Sassoon could not visit and suggesting other possible dates.
Dates: 7 May 1923 (year inferred)
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).
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Letter from Margot Asquith, Manton, Oakham, 28 Dec. 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV/5
Scope and Contents 'Of course my husband will write what you ask. Do not be bothered about malicious people saying you are a foreigner, no one believes it, and if they do it does not the least matter.'; advice on fighting the forthcoming election; inviting Money to speak at Oakham; autograph
Dates: 28 Dec. 1905
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).
 Sub-Series

Letters from Margot Asquith, (1864-1945), Countess of Oxford and Asquith, (North Berwick and London), to Siegfried Sassoon, 1932-1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/3-6
Scope and Contents Re invitations to visit, comments on Stephen Tennant's health, Siegfried Sassoon's engagement.
Dates: 1932-1933
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

Miscellaneous correspondence, 25 May 1903-14 Dec. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV
Dates: 25 May 1903-14 Dec. 1940
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).

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