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Nora Barlow Letters: 1918, 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/19

Scope and Contents

Contains 35 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 5 January and 12 November 1919. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters make reference to visits to Great Missenden and Yorkshire, of an unexploded shell falling on Nora's London home in Lansdowne Road on 19 May 1918, and an account of armistice day celebrations in London and of Nora's thoughts and feelings on the end of the war.
Includes letters from Frances Cornford, Charles Galton Darwin, Alice Pell and Margaret Pell to Nora, letters from Gwen and Jacques Raverat to Ida, and from Gwen Raverat to Ruth Darwin.


  • Creation: 1918


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35 item(s) (35 letters in 1 folder)

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