Reference numberMS/863
TitleLetters from Angela Georgina Burdett Coutts to William Pengelly
CreatorBurdett-Coutts, Angela Georgina (1814-1906) Baroness in her own right, Philanthropist
DescriptionLetters to William Pengelly FRS (1812-1894) of Lamorna, Torquay, the geologist and anthropologist, with one addressed to Mrs Pengelly. All reflect Baroness Burdett-Coutts unaffected interest in people of all kinds and her thoughtfulness in helping them, sometimes with money and sometimes with influence in high places, and her interest in science.
Extent16 letters [1 MS Box, Small]
ArrangementBy date
Access statusOpen
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