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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleAutograph Letter Collection: Becker Collection
Ref No9/28
Box Fetch NoMicroform available in the reading room TWL 6.1 Box 6 (ALC5252-5399)
Extent2 A boxes (147 items)
Admin Biographical HistorySee the biographies for
* Becker; Lydia Ernestine (1827-1890); suffragist leader
Custodial HistoryAt some point during the 1970s a large number of letters were removed from the Becker collection (ref. 7LEB) and placed in the Autograph Letter Collection, volume 28 (ref. 9/28) which is available on microfiche.
DescriptionThe collection contains correspondence by, to and between members of the Becker family discussing family concerns and suffrage issues.
9/28/A- Letters written by Lydia Becker 1836-1890; Letters written to Lydia Becker 1853-1890; Posthumous letters etc. concerning Lydia Becker 1890; Lady Lytton's Family Letters 1858-1881; Lady Lytton's Family Letters 1858-1881 - Begin AL/5321.
9/28/B- Becker Family Letters 5 Feb 1816-16 Feb 1857; Letters from Stratton Lodge, home of Eleanor Becker 1881-1895 - Begin AL/5357; Letters to Arthur Becker 1881-1921 - Begin AL/5372; Family letters 1909-1922 - Wilfred Becker, Fanny Price, Esther Becker - Begin AL/5383.
Related MaterialAlso held at The Women's Library are personal papers of Lydia Becker (7LEB) and a volume of the Manchester National Society for Women's Suffrage (for which Becker was secretary) (2MNS).
Also see Lydia Becker's correspondence as secretary of Manchester Society for Women's Suffrage (1867-90) in Manchester Archives and Local Studies Library (reference M50/1).
Related Record7LEB
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.
Former Reference NumberVolume XXIII
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