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Collection Level Description: Letters from Princess Margaret of Hesse to Hilda, Lady Corkran

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 364-5
Title: Letters from Princess Margaret of Hesse to Hilda, Lady Corkran
Dates of Creation: 1908-51
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Margaret Beatrice Feodora, Princess of Hesse (1872-1954). Hilda Caroline Corkran, Lady Corkran (1875-1961), née Chichester, was Lady in Waiting to Princess Beatrice.

Scope and Content

Letters from Princess Margaret to Lady Corkran, 1908-51.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were bought from R.C. Hatchwell in 1975.

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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. 41778-9.

Access Points

Corkran | Lady | Hilda Caroline | 1875-1961 | nee Chichester, Lady in Waiting to Princess Beatrice

Margaret Beatrice Feodora | 1872-1954 | Princess of Hesse

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