Papers of Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. b. 2105, c. 6829-41, d. 3386-97, e. 3330-43
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      40 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, consisting of:  

  • Correspondence and personal papers, 1923-95, including:  
    • General and family correspondence, mainly letters to Wedgwood, 1923-92, n.d.
    • Miscellaneous correspondence, 1946-92, n.d.
    • Commonplace books, 1941-62
    • Diaries, 1938-67
    • Other papers, 1926-95
  • Literary papers, ca. 1956-83, including:  
    • Papers relating to published works, ca. 1956-83
    • Papers relating to 'The English Republic', 1960s
    • Lecture notes and notes for articles, 1959-74
  • Printed material, 1931-90, including:  
    • Press cuttings, 1931-90, n.d.
    • Published articles and lectures, 1952-78

Administrative / Biographical History

Dame Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, 1910-1997 was an historian. Details are given in Who's Who.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library on behalf of Dame Wedgwood by Miss Jacqueline Hope-Wallace, 1996 and 2000.


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

Other Finding Aids

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