Papers of Sylvia Henley

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Papers of Sylvia Henley

1911-1928

Abstract:
Letters of Sylvia Henley, nèe Stanley, and Anthony Henley, her husband, with a small amount of family correspondence and printed material.

Extent: 1 Linear metre, 10 Physical Shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1071, Eng. lett. c. 641-9

Biographical History

Sylvia Laura Henley (1882-1980), nee Stanley, and her husband, Anthony Morton Henley (1873-1925).

Scope and Content

Letters of Sylvia Henley, nèe Stanley, and Anthony Henley, her husband, with a small amount of family correspondence and printed material.

Acquisition

The papers were bought from Jarndyce in 1983, Cat. XXXI.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 641, fols. 1-2].

Related Material

See also letters of Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, to Sylvia Henley; MSS. Asquith 1-152; Asquith adds. 1; Eng. lett. c. 542.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Henley | Anthony Morton | 1873-1925
Henley | Sylvia Laura | 1882-1980

Subject(s)

20th century
Great Britain -- Politics and government

Descriptive List

Letters from Sylvia to Anthony Henley
Date: 29 Jan-20 July. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 641
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 275 leaves

Letters from Sylvia to Anthony Henley
Date: 21 July-25 Oct. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 642
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 257 leaves

Letters from Sylvia to Anthony Henley
Date: 26 Oct. 1915-18 Apr. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 643
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 279 leaves

Letters from Sylvia to Anthony Henley
Date: 19 Apr. 1916-22 Aug. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 644
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 355 leaves

Letters from Sylvia to Anthony Henley
Date: 24 Aug. 1916-21 Jan. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 645
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 382 leaves

Letters from Sylvia to Anthony Henley
Date: 22 Jan. 1917-14 Jan. 1918
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 646
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 360 leaves

Letters to Sylvia and Anthony Henley from their children
Date: 1915-17
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 647
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 149 leaves

Correspondence between Anthony Henley and his mother, Lady Henley
Date: 1915-18
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 648
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 224 leaves

Scope and Content

Also includes letters to him from Lady Sheffield, 1911-18, Oliver Stanley, 1915, Lord Sheffield, 1918, and Venetia Montagu, née Stanley, 1916.

Family correspondence, mainly letters to Sylvia Henley from the Stanleys
Date: 1911-17
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. lett. c. 649
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 135 leaves

Miscellaneous printed items and photographs
Date: 1914-28, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1071
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 59 leaves


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