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  • Title
    Hazel Mews papers
  • Reference
    TEMP MSS 284
  • Date
    1960-1975
  • Scope and Content
    Box 1 (photocopies of papers belonging to Priscilla Wakefield): (1/1) her journal; (1/2) transcriptions of family letters (c.1830-c.1850) with entries from the Dictionary of National Biography; (1/3) letters from P. W. (1809-1817); (1/4) her library journal (1805-1808); (1/5) her literary journal; (1/6) letters to the 'Savings Bank Circular' regarding a monument to her (1847) and notes on (1/7) events in the life of Priscilla Wakefield (1751-1832); (1/8) P. W. and her family tree; (1/9) Quakerism; (1/10) biographies of Mary Shelley and William Godwin; (1/11) 'The Wakefield Family Background' (The London Journal of E. J. Wakefield); (1/12) Edward Wakefield and Edward Jerningham Wakefield; (1/13) the Gurney family; (1/14) Maria Hack; (1/15) Elizabeth Cobbold, John Constable, Elizabeth Fry, Lucretia Mott and Joseph Johnson; (1/16) Amelia Opie. Box 2: (2/1) bibliographical notes, references and book reviews; (2/2) notes on life in 18th/19th centuries; (2/3) notes on Priscilla Wakefield's journal; (2/4) notes on Edward Gibbon Wakefield, John Howard Wakefield and south Australia; (2/5) typescript photocopy of Chapter 1 of 'Priscilla Wakefield' by Lady Georgiana Chapman; (2/6) photostat of 'The Enfranchisement of Women' (Westminster Review, No. CIX, July 1851); (2/7) index cards relating to books/authors on the subject of mathematics; (2/8) bibliography of publications used for study of Priscilla Wakefield; (2/9) notes and references for Wakefield study. Box 3: (3/1) alphabetical index cards; (3/2) manuscript note bequeathing Hazel Mews papers to Friends House Library (19 May 1975); (3/3) applications for bursuries and grants (1960-1971); (3/4) correspondence with Friends House & Friends Historical Society; (3/5) correspondence regarding the whereabouts of Priscilla Wakefield manuscripts (1969); (3/6) correspondence with research libraries (1969); (3/7) correspondence with Priscilla Williams & Admiral Torlesse (1970-1974); (3/8) correspondence regarding the will of Vincent Stanton and the Wakefield manuscript (1970); (3/9) correspondence with the Borough of Haringey (1975); (3/10) draft of a study of Priscilla Wakefield; (3/11) drafts of a study of Priscilla Wakefield. (Please note 3/2-3/9 are closed).
  • Extent
    3 boxes
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Condition governing access
    Open except Box 3: 3/2 - 3/9 closed until 2025.
  • Creator
  • Archival history
    Received from the estate of Hazel Mews
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