Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC28B/2/9/1-54
TitleCorrespondence from Mary E. Chamberlain
Extent113 items
DescriptionCorrespondence from Mary E. Chamberlain [nee Endicott, Carnegie, third wife of Joseph Chamberlain, from Cannes, Marseille, Paris and Highbury] to Joseph Chamberlain [at Highbury and 40 Prince's Gardens]; correspondence is in only approximate chronological order; it relates to Mary's visit to Cannes with her parents [including details of social engagements attended, locations visited, health of her parents, and arrangements for her return], Chamberlain family matters [arrangements for Miss Kenrick's will, refurbishments at Highbury, affairs of Beatrice and Neville, visit of Joseph and his daughter Hilda to Battle Abbey], general domestic political matters concerning her husband [Royal Commission on Mines Explosions, official appointments, Parliamentary affairs, General Election and selection of candidates [Leamington], and the South African crisis], and various affairs of associates [death of Dr Robert William Dale], Feb-Dec; with correspondence from Clara Meyer and ?Churchill to Mary Chamberlain, press cuttings and envelopes
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionIn addition, /11a, /14a-b, /40a, /43a, /49a, /51a are used


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