An album of letters collected by Lady Priestley chiefly written to herself or to her husband Sir William Overend Priestley (1879-1907). Among the correspondents is Joseph Chamberlain.
The Lady Priestley Letters
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 150 EP
- Dates of Creation1875-1887
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description46 items
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Eliza Lady Priestley was an active campaigner for improvements in sanitation and preventative medicine, including vaccination.
Reference: Finding aid to The Lady Priestley Letters.
Conditions Governing Access
Open. Access to all registered researchers.
This collection was deposited in c1968
Other Finding Aids
A paper catalogue to item level is available in the Special Collections Department and at the National Register of Archives in London.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.
Further deposits are not expected.