Lady Mabel Napier papers

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter to her sons, Joseph and Charles, who were at Neuchatel, Switzerland, at the outbreak of the First World War (23 Aug. 1914); 5 manuscript letters to J. W. L. Napier (son) (8 Aug.-31 Oct. 1918); Manuscript letter from Herbert Gardiner (30 June 1916); Manuscript letter from Colonel Kitchener (10 June 1920); Manuscript letter to J. W. L. Napier (son) after he was wounded at Gallipoli (1 Sep. 1915); 3 manuscript letters to W. L. Napier (husband) and to Joseph and Charles Napier (sons) (3 July-5 Aug. 1915); 17 manuscript letters, mainly expressing sympathy for the death of W. L. Napier (husband), including one from the mother of Addams-Williams who was also killed (2-30 Aug. 1915, 25 Nov. 1915); War Office memorandum relating to the pension of W. L. Napier (husband) (4 Nov. 1915); Diary, mainly relating to the death of W. L. Napier (husband) (1915); 11 manuscript letters relating to the service of J. W. L.Napier (son) in Mesopotamia and his capture by the Turks on 29 Apr. 1917 (24 Apr.-19 Sep. 1917); Silk belt (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Lady Mabel Napier was the husband of W. L. Napier, who died on active service in 1915

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Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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Related Material

See GS 1162: Napier, JWL (son). See also GS 1163: Napier, VJL (son). See also GS 1164: Napier, WL (husband).