Class 9 - Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, papers of Lady Constance Lytton, papers relating to prison conditions, etc., and papers deposited by Naomi Lutyens

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PETH/9

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Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, papers of Lady Constance Lytton, papers relating to prison conditions, etc., and papers deposited by Naomi Lutyens

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  • 1909–61 (Creation)

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The contents fall into the following main groups:

Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, 1913–37 (1–8).
Papers of Lady Constance Lytton, 1911–21 (9–29).
Papers relating to the separation of the Pethick-Lawrences from the Women’s Social and Political Union, 1912 (30–5).
Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, 1927–61 (36a–104).
Papers relating to prison conditions, etc., 1909–14 (105–24).
Papers deposited by Naomi Lutyens, 1913–52 (125–8).

The papers in first and fourth groups, which derive from the Pethick-Lawrences’ numbered correspondence files, relate to the following people: Charlotte Despard (1–8), Dame Christabel Pankhurst (36a–58), and Sylvia Pankhurst (59–104).

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This class, like the others, represents the contents of one of the archival boxes into which the papers were put on their arrival in the Library. 1, 8a, 29a, 35a, 58a, 59a, and 93a were omitted from the original numbering of the papers. 1a was formerly numbered 1.

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