- 1901-53 (Creation)
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The contents of this class fall into the following main groups:
Letters from Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, written during a visit to the United States, 1914 (1a, 2-24).
Letters from Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, and other papers, 1915-24 (25-9).
Letters from Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, written during a visit to South Africa, 1930 (30-58).
Letters from Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, 1930-44 (59a-67).
Letters from Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence to F. W. Pethick-Lawrence, written at the time of the Cabinet Mission to India, 1946 (68-88).
Letters from Lady Pethick-Lawrence to Lord Pethick-Lawrence, 1947-53 (89-100).
Letters from 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) derive from the Pethick-Lawrences’ numbered correspondence files, and 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.
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This description was created by A. C. Green in 2020.