Size: 0.25 linear feet
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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.
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