Scope and Contents
Correspondents include: 8th Lord Hardwicke [earlier Lord Royston]; Mary Greenwood (9); Hamar Greenwood on subjects including his unsuccessful election campaign (1910) (4); Ermine Murray [later Ermine, Lady Elibank]; Dorothy, Lady Stanley (5); 2nd Lord Napier of Magdala; Fabian Trollope; Harold Amery; Anne Chamberlain (2); Lady Edward Cecil [later Violet, Lady Milner] (2); Rose Ravenshaw; Lady Francis Scott (2); Mary Childers; Sir William Allardyce [Governor of the Bahamas] on his arrival in the Bahamas, trying to rouse the Bahamians and being able to see the Battle of the Falklands; Sibella Macarthur Onslow (2); Lady Muriel Paget; Alice, Lady Grey; James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon] on Gladys Greenwood's health; 1st Lord Wimborne [earlier Lord Ashby St Ledgers] on Gladys Greenwood; Margaret, Lady Birkenhead; Peter Larkin; Andrew Bonar Law; Mary Lloyd-Baker; Maud Pollen; Mary, Lady Northcliffe [later Mary, Lady Hudson]; Cecilia Fisher; Averil Tryon; Mary, Lady Monro; Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes; 1st Lord Cave; Admiral of the Fleet 1st Lord Beatty; Admiral Sir [Somerset] Arthur Calthorpe; Herbert Meade [later Herbert Meade-Fetherstonhaugh]; Sir Robert Horne (2); [John] Clarence Webster on establishing personal links between Britain and Canada; Dame Edith Lyttelton; Raoul Dandurand; Edward Arnold (2); [Marie] Penelope, Lady Clementi, on the effect of Communism in China, an attempted General Strike in Hong Kong, the lack of support for the British from the Foreign Office, the over-importance given to Peking [Beijing], pirates in Bias Bay, the break down in law and order and fears for the future of Hong Kong with the loss of British prestige (5); King Feisal of Iraq, thanking AFA for her kindness to his son, Emir Ghazi; Marie, Lady Willingdon; Hazel, Lady Lavery (2); Elsie, Lady Chancellor (2); 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Douglas Hogg]; [Cicely] Alice, Lady Salisbury (3); Samuel Bickersteth; Esme, Lady Dobbs; Herbert Heaton on the Colonial Service's gratitude to LSA; Sir [Christopher] James Parr, High Commissioner in London for New Zealand; 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Max Aitken].
Also includes: cheque counterfoils, 1910; cigarette and signed menu given to AFA by the Prince of Wales [later King Edward VIII and the Duke of Windsor] with AFA's account of the lunch she and LSA gave for him before his tour of Australia and of his departure.
Conditions Governing Access
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