The Nancy Storace collection consists of papers gathered together by Richard A Lynex as part of an investigation to determine whether previously undiscovered correspondence between Mozart and Nancy Storace might survive in Britain. The report concluded that almost certainly no such correspondence has survived.
Much of Richard A Lynex’s research focused on who might have inherited Nancy Storace’s correspondence: he did not concentrate on Nancy Storace so much as her family and social circle. Therefore, very few items in this collection relate directly to Nancy Storace. Instead, many papers are concerned with her descendents or the wider cultural setting in which she worked. For example, the photocopied Chancery records concern issues arising from Nancy Storace’s will, in particular the devolution of her estate and effects.