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Collection Level Description: Letters of Condolence to Dorothy, Viscountess Addison

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 332-3
Title: Letters of Condolence to Dorothy, Viscountess Addison
Dates of Creation: 1951
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Beatrice Dorothy Addison (d. 1982) was the wife of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison (1869-1951). Details of Christopher Addison are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters of condolence to Dorothy, Viscountess Addison, on the death of her husband.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library by Lady Addison in 1973.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41763-4.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison (1869-1951)

Access Points

Addison | Beatrice Dorothy | d 1982 | 2nd wife of 1st Viscount Addison

Addison | Christopher | 1869-1951 | 1st Viscount Addison | statesman

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