RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 435/2/2
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 435/28/9
Date1890-1954
LevelFile
Extent1 folder
TitleAssorted papers, 1890-1953
DescriptionComprising a variety of assorted papers, presumably compiled by Cecil Harmsworth and subsequently added to by his son, Desmond Harmsworth. This file includes press clippings; a letter concerning the Foundling Hospital (1929); orders of service and tickets for memorial and funeral services, including for Cecil Harmsworth's brothers Harold Harmsworth and Viscount Northcliffe [Alfred Harmsworth]; wedding invitations; blank House of Lords letter headed paper; a card and envelope to commemorate the Post Office Jubilee of the Uniform Penny Postage (1890); membership cards, including for the National Trust; an application to The Society of the 'Daughters of the Revolution' for Mrs Minnie Rachel Alexander Heinlein, an ancestor of Dorothy Harmsworth [daughter-in-law of Cecil Harmsworth]; a pamphlet of Trinity College Dublin entitled 'Comitia Aestiva Posteriora (1946); an Abstract of the Title of Henrietta Spence to Lime Lodge, Surrey (1863); two affadavits of Cecil Harmsworth regarding the trusts of a marriage settlement for his daughter, Daphne (1939); a publication entitled 'Bulletins from Britain' (1942) containing artwork by Desmond Harmsworth; a publication entitled 'The Cherwell' (1924) containing a poem by Desmond Harmsworth; and auction catalogues for the properties of Harold Harmsworth (1953).
FormatVarious formats
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameHarmsworth; Sir; Cecil Bisshopp (1869-1948); 1st Baron Harmsworth; liberal politician and businessman
Harmsworth; Cecil Desmond (1903-1990); 2nd Baron Harmsworth; painter, publisher, and poet
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