Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)AC6/7/1-44
TitleCorrespondence of Ivy Chamberlain relating to Italian art exhibition
Extent49 items
DescriptionManuscript and typewritten correspondence of various people and Ivy Chamberlain [nee Dundas; wife of Austen Chamberlain]; may contain correspondence in Italian; mainly relating to Italian Art Exhibition, 1929; including drafts of letters and speeches [of Ivy Chamberlain]; and miscellanea: telegraphic correspondence, Italian Art Exhibition dinner menu and table plan, newspaper and publication cuttings, estimated profits report on Exhibition, summary of expenses, receipts, etc.

Includes: /12 Typewritten [draft] of letter [from Ivy Chamberlain] to the Pope requesting loan of art from the Vatican, 1929; /15-/17, /19-/20 Typewitten and manuscript correspondence relating to Mussolini and borrowing of Italian art, 1929; /16 Typewritten letter, in English, signed by Mussolini, 1929; /23-/28 Letters mainly of congratulation to Ivy Chamberlain on success of Italian Art Exhibition, 1930; /26 Telegram relating to conferring of Golden Medal Benemeriti upon Ivy Chamberlain, 1930; /29 Typewritten letter, in English signed by Mussolini, relating to organization of English art exhibition, 1930; /42 Publication or newspaper cutting relating to article written by Ivy Chamberlain on Italian Art Exhibition; /43 Publication or newspaper cutting relating to Commentary on Royal Academy; /44a-f Typewritten accounts of profits, receipts, expenses, etc., 1930
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/42 and /43 are newspaper and publication cuttings


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