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Mary Cholmondeley letters

Call Number: MS P672


Mary Cholmondeley (1859-1925), a novelist, wrote 3 of these 4 letters from London, England to John Campbell Hamilton-Gordon, Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair (1847-1934) or his wife, Ishbel Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair (1857-1939), to arrange luncheon meetings and to offer signed copies of her books to be sent to Aberdeen. The 4th letter is addressed to Nellie, whom she agrees to meet for tea.


  • Creation: approximately 1906


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1 folder (4 leaves)

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Physical Location

MS P672

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Maggs Bros Rare Books, June 27, 1966

Processing Information

Former SC temporary call number: MS (Box) 38: 7, 8, 9, 10

Former temporary collection name: Collection of 19th c. letters: Miscellaneous group of mainly English letters: mostly 19th c, some 20th c, a few 18th c.

Guide to the Mary Cholmondeley Collection
Mary Cholmondeley letters
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2008. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Mary Cholmondeley letters, Department of Special Collections, MS P672, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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