The collection comprises of correspondence by Edith to Evelyn Cherry-Garrard (mother of Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard) regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
Edith Bulwer-Lytton collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Edith Bulwer-Lytton
- Dates of Creation1913
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Edith Bulwer-Lytton (nee Villiers) was born in 1841 she married Edward Robert Bulwer, 1st Earl Lytton (1831-1891) in 1864 and was the mother of the suffragette Constance Lytton. After her husbands death she became a lady in waiting, Edith died in 1936
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and The Lucile project
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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