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Correspondence and related papers of Henrietta Emma Litchfield, 1857 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 245

Scope and Contents

Comprises letters from Henrietta Emma Litchfield, the daughter of Charles and Emma Darwin, to: her mother and father, Emma Darwin, and Charles Robert Darwin; her sister, Elizabeth 'Bessy' Darwin; her brother, George Howard Darwin; her sister-in-law, Maud Darwin; Albert Dicey; Laura Forster; her nieces, Gwen Raverat and Frances Cornford; other close family members. Together with a small number of incoming letters, assorted notes and an account by Richard Litchfield of his wife's poisoning.


  • 1857 - 1927

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Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.


1 archive box(es) (20 folders housed in 1 archive box)

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