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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleAutograph Letter Collection: Literary Ladies
Ref No9/07
Box Fetch NoMicroform available in the reading room: TWL 6.1 Box 3 (ALC2118-2302. Note: No record for ALC/2164)
LevelCollection
Date1881-1959
Extent(185 items)
Admin Biographical HistorySee biographies for:
* Carpenter; Mary (1807-1877); educationist and penal reformer
* Harraden; Beatrice (1864-1936); novelist
* Martineau; Harriet (1802-1876); journalist and author
* Russell; Alys [née Whitall] (1867–1951); wife of Bertrand Russell
Custodial HistoryThis collection consists of letters taken from various sources and filed individually in ring binders. The original source of the item (often from archive collections) is not generally indicated.
DescriptionThe collection contains correspondence that discusses social visits, works of a literary nature, invitational offers to engagements, provision of books for book sale organised by Mrs Alys Russell. The collection also includes extensive communication from Beatrice Harraden to Daisy Solomon and various autograph signatures.
Related MaterialAlso held at The Women's Library are the personal papers of Harriet Martineau. Other Collections within Strand 9 which may be of interest include 9/18 Women in the Arts, 9/22 Scholars & Learned Ladies.
Related Record7HRM
9/18
9/22
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThis collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library @ LSE in advance of their first visit. Available on microfiche only.
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