Elizabeth Levitt papers

Scope and Content

ca. 60 manuscript letters, with photocopied summary list (2 Sep. 1907-18 June 1914); Photograph of Bessie Oldham (ne Levitt) (n.d.); Photograph of Frederick Oldham (n.d.); Photograph of her father's shop and staff (c. 1905); Family photograph (n.d.); Large wedding group photograph (11 June 1915); Typescript biography by Margaret Haskey (Oct. 1993).

Administrative / Biographical History

Elizabeth (Bessie) Levitt (later Oldham) (d. 1978) lived in Leeds during the First World War and on 11 June 1915 married Frederick Oldham (d. 1977), who was exempt from War Service through ill health

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Molly Oldham and Margaret Haskey (daughters) in Oct. 1993


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See GS 1204: Oldham, H (brother-in-law). See also MES 060: Levitt, R (brother).