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Nora Barlow Letters: 1926, 1926

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/8/27
Scope and Contents

Contains 20 letters from Nora to Ida Darwin sent between 15 February and December 1926. Amongst news of family and social engagements, the letters include commentary on the General Strike and an account of volunteer work provided by Nora's cousin, Oliver Thomas Farrer (1904-1954) on the railways during the strike.
Includes a single letter from Eva Farrer to Ida and a coloured crayon drawing from Hilda Barlow to Ida.

Dates: 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) X
  • Names: Farrer, Evangeline 'Eva', 1871-1968 (née Knox, 2nd wife of Thomas Cecil Farrer) X