Nora Barlow Letters: 1914, 1914
Scope and Contents
Contains 56 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 4 January and 22 December 1914. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters make reference to a visit to the Lake District in April and an account of preparations undertaken by the British government in the days leading up to and immediately following the declaration of war in August and of the general atmosphere.
Includes a single letter from Ida to Nora dated 10 February in which Ida sets out her thoughts on accepting a possible role as Vice Chairman of the Mental Deficiency Committee. Also includes letters to Nora from Caroline Beatrice Bateson, Cicely Binyon, Erasmus Darwin, William Erasmus Darwin and Alice [Hinds].
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56 item(s) (56 letters in 1 folder)
Language of Materials
- Bateson, Caroline Beatrice, 1870-1941 (née Durham, wife of William Bateson) (Person)
- Binyon, Cicely Margaret Pryor, 1876-1962 (née Powell, historian and wife of Laurence Binyon) (Person)
- Darwin, Erasmus, 1881-1915 (company secretary) (Person)
- Darwin, William Erasmus, 1839-1914 (amateur geologist, and member of the Geological and Anthropological Societies) (Person)
- Darwin, Lady Emma Cecilia 'Ida', 1854-1946 (née Farrer) (Person)
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