- 1901–53 (Creation)
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The contents of this class fall into the following main groups:
Letters by Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, written during a visit to the United States, 1914 (1a, 2–24).
Letters by Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, and other papers, 1915–21 (25–9).
Letters by Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, written during a visit to South Africa, 1930 (30–58).
Letters by Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, 1930–44 (59a–67).
Letters by Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, written at the time of the Cabinet Mission to India, 1946 (68–88).
Letters by Lady Pethick-Lawrence to Lord Pethick-Lawrence, 1947–53 (89–100).
Letters by Lady Pethick-Lawrence to Esther E. Knowles, 1922–48 (101–16).
Correspondence of Lord and Lady Pethick-Lawrence, 1916–38 (117–25).
Poems, etc., early 20th c. (125a, 126–36)
The papers in the eighth group (117–25), which derive from the Pethick-Lawrences’ numbered correspondence files, relate to the following people: Edward Carpenter (117), Miles Malleson (118–19), John Galsworthy (120–1), ‘A.E.’ (G. W. Russell) (122), Lady Lutyens (123), Virginia Woolf (124), and Gladys Cooper (125).
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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, 29a, 100a, 117a, 119a, and 125a were omitted from the original numbering of the papers. 1a was formerly numbered 1.