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The Versailles Case (An Adventure): Reports, Correspondence, and Photographs, 1901-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS SPR/61

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Charlotte Anne Moberly (1846-1937) and Eleanor Jourdain (1863-1924), academics, successively Principal of St. Hugh's College, Oxford, visited the Petit Trianon in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles on 10 OCT 1901, and allegedly experienced a time slip to the late 18th century and saw amongst others Queen Marie Antoinette. In 1911, as Elizabeth Morison and Frances Lamont, they published an account of their experiences, 'An adventure'. Files accumulated by SPR in relation to the ongoing investigations into the case.


  • Creation: 1901-1970


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