Scope and Content

Letters and postcards sent to the Sixsmiths during 1919-1924. Topics covered include: gifts sent by the Sixsmiths to Carpenter [and Merrill] while they were living in London during 1921; a visit to The Beggars' Opera at Hammersmith in the same year; the Red House and Biagio [di Paolo]; a short trip in an aeroplane taken by Carpenter at Croydon in 1922; and Lilly and Ervin.

1/19/1 and 4 are addressed to Lucy Sixsmith and refer to: gifts she has sent to Carpenter; Sixsmith's involvement with the industry discussions [on employer/worker relations] at Major [Waldorf] Astor's [home at Cliveden]; Fannie H[ukin]; family photographs; and Dr [John] Johnston.

Letters are addressed to the Sixsmiths at Brownlow, Anderton, Lancs, and dated at: Millthorpe (1/19/1); Flat 2, 32 Church Street, Chelsea (1/19/2); and Guildford [Surrey, Carpenter's final home] (1/19/3-6).

1/19/1, 4 and 5 include envelopes.