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Letters to ELS, 1913 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 11/1/1

Scope and Contents

Love letters from MS to ELS, with other subjects including the work of her field hospital, being awarded a palm to her Croix de Guerre by Marshal Philippe Petain, having an operation, the production of her play "The Falconbridge Scandal" in London and arranging a divorce from her husband, [George] Douglas Turner.

Also includes poems, letters of congratulation to ELS on becoming Brigadier-General from individuals including [?] General Sir Ian Hamilton, and a letter to ELS’s grandmother Lucy Hack from Jessie Gordon assuring her that she had no intention of marrying ELS (1913).


  • Creation: 1913 - 1917

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


3 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

SPRS 2/29

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from February-October 1917.

Finding aid date

2007-02-15 16:42:48+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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