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DAME RACHEL CROWDY PAPERS
MS 90-25

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Size: 0.25 linear feet

Literary rights:
Literary rights were not granted to Wichita State University. When permission is granted to examine the manuscripts, it is not an authorization to publish them. Manuscripts cannot be used for publication without regard for common law literary rights, copyright laws and the laws of libel. It is the responsibility of the researcher and his/her publisher to obtain permission to publish. Scholars and students who eventually plan to have their work published are urged to make inquiry regarding overall restrictions on publication before initial research.

Restrictions: None

Content note:
The Dame Rachel Crowdy Papers contain manuscript and typescript letters to Crowdy (1898?-1964) and her husband Lt. Col. Cudbert Thornhill from various prominent political figures, wartime leaders and leaders of womens organizations during the period 1918-1959. The correspondence touches on many aspects of world affairs and contains references to the various women's organizations which were organized in England before and during the Second World War. Among the correspondents are Neville Chamberlain, Queen Mary, and Sir Harold MacMillan. Dame Crowdy died in 1964.

Biographical note:
To read a biographical note about Dame Rachel Crowdy, click here.

Acquisition: Purchased from Christie's on May 29, 1986 by Martin Bush.

Processed by: MD, circa 1990; JEF, 3-26-1998; HLM, 6-17-2008

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