The archive consists of a photocopy of a typescript memoir (28 pages). In 1985 Lois Lang-Sims wrote this memoir about her aunt, Agnes Maude Royden (see also 7AMR) the suffragist and campaigner for the ordination of women.
Papers of Lois Lang-Sims
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 106 7LLS
- Former ReferenceGB 106 7/YY14; 7/YYY14
- Dates of Creation1985
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.5 A box (1 folder)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lois Lang-Sims (fl. 1936-1995) was a distant relation of Agnes Maude Royden and a member of her congregation at the Guildhall in 1936. Through this, the two became friends until the latter's death. Lang-Sims had a strong interest in spiritual matters, which was exhibited in a number of books which she published over a series of decades from 'One Thing Only: A Christian Guide to the Universal Quest for God', to 'The presence of Tibet' in 1963 and 'Canterbury Cathedral' in 1979. She also had a brief friendship with the writer Charles Williams whose letters to her were published as 'Letters to Lalage' in 1989.
This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.
The copy of Lois Lang-Sims's memoir of Agnes Maude Royden was given to the Women's Library by her in 1995.
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