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CHAR 28/85 Acquired Papers. Articles by Lady Randolph Churchill and papers relating to her literary projects and lectures.

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CHAR 28/85/1

Copy of a newspaper article from the Daily Chronicle of an article by Lady Randolph Churchill about Dublin [Ireland] which includes observations on its architecture, the decay of its buildings, Dublin society and attractions.

1 folio
07 Jan 1908
CHAR 28/85/2

Programme of music to be played at the Fortune Theatre [part of "Shakespeare's England] which includes the names of the players, titles of peices and their composers. Manuscript.

1 folio
[1912]
CHAR 28/85/3-5

Notes about Lady Randolph Churchill's activities with the Primrose League [for her book "The Reminiscences of Lady Randolph Churchill"]. Manuscript in the hand of Lady Randolph Churchill.

3 folios
[1908]
CHAR 28/85/6-38

Draft copy of an article about London society "past and present" [by Lady Randolph Churchill for Harpers Bazaar] which includes the following subjects: the topography of London and its planning; the increase in traffic; the social calendar; the popularity of gardening; horse riding; current fashions in women's clothing; increasing opulence and decline in manners; women's involvement with charitable work; the improvement in the education of women, the rise of clubs for women and the decline of musical education; women's tastes in food; gambling; society and the decline in importance of artistocratic rank; hostesses; and female involvement with politics and canvassing. Typescript.

32 folios
Jul 1904
CHAR 28/85/39-41

Offprint of an article entitled "Social London - Past and Present" by Mrs Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in Harper's Bazaar which includes the following subjects: the topography of London and its planning; the increase in traffic; the social calendar; the popularity of gardening; horse riding; current fashions in women's clothing; increasing opulence and decline in manners; women's involvement with charitable work; the improvement of education of women, the rise of clubs for women and the decline of musical education; women's tastes in food; gambling; society and the decline in importance of artistocratic rank; hostesses; and female involvement with politics and canvassing. Printed.

3 folios
Jun 1907
CHAR 28/85/42-45

Copy of an article entitled "Modern Manners and the Unmannerly Age" by Mrs Cornwallis West [Lady Randolph Churchill] in The Cosmopolitan which includes observations on social customs and etiquette and the deportment and conduct of women. Printed, annotated in pencil by Lady Randolph Churchill.

4 393-400p
Aug 1904
CHAR 28/85/46-52

Copy of an illustrated article entitled "A Journey in Japan" by Lady Randolph Churchill [in The Pall Mall Magazine] about her visit to Japan with Lord Randolph Churchill in 1894. Printed.

7 323-400p
Jul 1904
CHAR 28/85/53-58

Draft copy of an article [by Lady Randolph Churchill] for the New York World which includes observations about society in London and New York [United States], Mrs William Astor's [Mary Astor's] comments about American "salons" and the position of women in both countries. Typescript with manuscript corrections.

6 folios
c 1905
CHAR 28/85/59-66

Notes for speeches [given by Lady Randolph Churchill] which include a synopsis of a lecture on women in politics and female suffrage; a synopsis of a lecture on "society at work and play" and the text of a speech given at the Women Writers' Dinner. Typescript.

8 folios
c 1905
CHAR 28/85/67

Guide for authors on correcting literary proofs by Edward Arnold.

1 folio
c 1905