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.
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.
The papers were given to the Library in 1996.Access Conditions
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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).
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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