Papers of Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Lady Waverley's papers include loose leaf manuscript diary notes, relating to her husband, correspondence, financial papers, printed material and newspaper cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ava Anderson, Viscountess Waverley, ne Bodley (1896-1974) was the wife of John Anderson 1st Viscount Waverley (1882-1958), civil servant. Details for Sir John are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought by the Library in 1999.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

For Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton's letters to her, see MSS. Eng. c. 4778-80.