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Collection Level Description: Papers of Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 6661-4
Title: Papers of Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley
Dates of Creation: 1938-75
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, née Bodley (1896-1974) was the wife of John Anderson 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), civil servant. Details for Sir John are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Lady Waverley's papers include loose leaf manuscript diary notes, relating to her husband, correspondence, financial papers, printed material and newspaper cuttings.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought by the Library in 1999.

Access Conditions

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Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

For Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton's letters to her, see MSS. Eng. c. 4778-80.

Access Points

Diaries | 20th century

Anderson | Ava | 1896-1974 | wife of Viscount Waverley

Anderson | John | 1882-1958 | 1st Viscount Waverley | civil servant

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