Additional papers from the estate of Evelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A   Commonplace books containing correspondence, news cuttings, speeches, printed ephemera and miscellaneous items concerning Evelyn Emmet's political career. 1924-73
B   Photographs 1923-72
C   Miscellaneous papers and correspondence 1958-81


Additional papers from the estate of Evelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley

1899-1993

Abstract:
Additional papers of Evelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley, (1901-75) Conservative MP.

Extent: 3.35 Linear metres
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 5721-38, d. 2831-3, e. 2992-3, Photogr. c. 68-70

Biographical History

Evelyn Violet Elizabeth Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley (1901-75), was a Conservative MP. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Additional correspondence and papers, 1899-1980, from the estate of Evelyn Emmet, Baroness Emmet of Amberley (1901-75). The papers include correspondence, news cuttings, speeches, printed ephemera, photographs and miscellaneous items concerning Evelyn Emmet's political career.

Acquisition

Given to the Library by Lavinia Fleming, 1995. For earlier acquisitions see MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1053-5, d. 485.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library, [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. c. 5721, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Emmet | Evelyn Violet Elizabeth | 1899-1980 | Baroness Emmet of Amberley | Conservative MP

Corporate name(s) (NCA Rules)

Conservative Party

Subject(s)

Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

A   Commonplace books containing correspondence, news cuttings, speeches, printed ephemera and miscellaneous items concerning Evelyn Emmet's political career. 1924-73

Scope and Content

Because most of the items were fixed with adhesive tape the volumes have been dismantled (retaining the original order); newspaper cuttings have been photocopied and photographs have been removed to MSS. Photogr. c. 68-70.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 5721-35


Commonplace book
Date: 1924-1939
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5721
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 162 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1938-41
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5722
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 255 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1944-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5723
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 152 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1945-54
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5724
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 226 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1954-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5725
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 84 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1956-9
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5726
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 162 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1959-60
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5727
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 172 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1961-3
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5728
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 126 leaves

India
Date: 1962-3
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5729
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 224 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1964-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5730
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 106 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1965-6
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5731
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 113 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1967-8
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5732
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 137 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1968-70
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5733
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 218 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1971-2
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5734
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 119 leaves

Commonplace Book
Date: 1972-3
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5735
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 104 leaves

B   Photographs 1923-72

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Photogr. c. 68-70


Photographs
Date: 1939-1954
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 68
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Photographs
Date: 1955-63
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 69
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 136 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Photographs
Date: 1923-1972
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 70
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 171 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

C   Miscellaneous papers and correspondence 1958-81

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 5736-38, d. 2831-33, e. 2992-93


Miscellaneous items
Date: 1958-1980
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5736
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 217 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Amberley Castle Inventory compiled by Beechroft, Sons & Nicholson, London
Date: 1959
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5737/1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 97 leaves

Miscellaneous items
Date: 1935
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5737/2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 234 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Printed material mainly relating to Lady Emmet's residences and overseas tours
Date: 1942-93
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 5738
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 7 items

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Miscellaneous family correspondence and personal items
Date: 1918-81
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2831
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 131 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Correspondence between Evelyn and Thomas Emmet
Date: 1925-34
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. d. 2832
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 184 leaves

Correspondence between Evelyn and Thomas Emmet
Date: 1925-34
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. d. 2833
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 160 leaves

Evelyn and Thomas Emmet's British passports
Date: 1955-79
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 2992
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 8 items

Three interviews on audio-cassette tapes
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 2993
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 3 items

Scope and Content

Comprises:


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