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Collection Level Description: Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. e. 372-80, f. 33-84
Title: Diaries of Lionel Hichens, General Sir Neville Lyttelton and Lady Lyttelton
Dates of Creation: 1874-1929
Extent: 61 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

(William) Lionel Hichens (1874-1940) was an industrialist and businessman. His parents-in-law were Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton (1845-1931), general, and Lady Katharine Sarah Lyttelton, née Stuart-Wortley. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of:

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The diaries were cleared from North Aston Hall, Oxfordshire, after the death of Hermione Hichens.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The diaries were bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1986.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

See also the Papers of William Lionel Hichens.

Access Points

Diaries | 1874-1929

Hichens | William Lionel | 1874-1940 | Businessman

Lyttelton | Katherine Sarah | fl 1892-1893 | Lady

Lyttelton | Neville Gerald | 1845-1931 | Sir | Knight and General


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