Gwen Raverat: Papers on Marriage Settlement and Will

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Sir George Darwin and solicitors E.F. Turner and Sons about Gwen Raverat's marriage settlement (1911); solicitors' detailed accounts, 1911-17; and correspondence between E.F. Turner and Sons and French solicitors about the preparation of Gwen Raverat's will (1917).

Administrative / Biographical History

Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), daughter of Sir George Darwin, married Jacques Raverat (1885-1925) in 1911. Sir George Darwin corresponded with his solicitors, E.F. Turner and Sons, about the marriage settlement. In 1917 the solicitors corresponded with their French counterparts about preparing a will for Gwen Raverat, on account of her husband's recurring illness.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1994.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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