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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Lewis Family (ii)

Reference: MSS. Don. c. 189, e. 180-4
Title: Papers of the Lewis Family (ii)
Dates of Creation: 1876-1919
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

The members of the Lewis family represented in this collection are as follows: Elizabeth, Lady Lewis (1844-1931); her husband Sir George Lewis, 1st Bart. (1833-1911), solicitor; and one of their daughters, Gertrude Elizabeth Lewis (later Burney). Details for Sir George Lewis are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

The papers of the Lewis family consist of notebooks containing lists of guests at dinner-parties and other social events given by Sir George and Elizabeth, Lady Lewis, 1876-1919, with letters to Lady Lewis and Gertrude Lewis, 1896-1908.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1996.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Elizabeth, Lady Lewis (1844-1931) and the Lewis family, 1849-1982 (Dep. c. 831-53, d. 840, e. 393).

Access Points

Lewis | Elizabeth | 1844-1931 | Lady | Wife of Sir George Lewis

Lewis | George Henry | 1833-1911 | Sir | 1st Baronet and Solicitor

Burney | Gertrude Elizabeth | fl 1896-1908


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