Letters of Condolence to Dorothy, Viscountess Addison

Scope and Content

Letters of condolence to Dorothy, Viscountess Addison, on the death of her husband.

Administrative / Biographical History

Beatrice Dorothy Addison (d 1982) was the wife of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison (1869-1951). Details of Christopher Addison are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The letters were given to the Library by Lady Addison in 1973.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41763-4.

Related Material

See also Papers of Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison (1869-1951) (MSS. Addison dep. a. 1, b. 1-14, c. 1-251, d. 1-16, e. 1-2).