L - Personal and family papers archive

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  • Ladbury, H. B. (fl 1907-1930), CMS missionary: papers, 1907-30. Finding No: CMS/ACC37
  • Lambert, Annie (fl 1845-46), daughter of John Lambert of London, wine merchant: journals which include record of family visit to Portugal, 1845-46. Finding No: MS241
  • Lambert, Lance Corporal R. (fl 1917): notebook relating to his study on training course at the Grenade School in Otley, Yorkshire, 1917. Finding No: MS802
  • Lanchester, Frederick William (1868-1946), aeronautical and automobile engineer: paper, 1933. Finding No: MS710
  • Landon, Letitia Elizabeth (1802-1838): manuscript short story, early 19th century. Finding No: MS154
  • Lane-Smith, Henry John see Smith, Henry John Lane-
  • Large, Mrs (fl 1848), wife of William Large, commercial traveller of Devon: diary, 1848. Finding No: MS54
  • Lash, Augustus Henry (fl 1866-67), CMS missionary:
    papers, 1866-67. Finding No: CMS/ACC42;
    manuscript writings, 1852-1921. Finding No: CMS/ACC348
  • Lavender, Frank Charles (b 1889), soldier: First World War journals, 1916-17. Finding No: MS322
  • Lawson family of Brough Hall, Catterick, Yorkshire: collection of Roman Catholic personal devotions, 1757-1800. Finding No: MS454
  • Lechler, John Howard (1883-1977), CMS missionary: papers relating to the history of the West China mission and diocese, 1900-77. Finding No: CMS/ACC456
  • Lees, Agnes (1882-1971), CMS missionary: personal diaries, 1916-47. Finding No: CMS/ACC203
  • Le Feuve, Arthur see Feuve, Arthur Le
  • Leffler (James) Henry (1761-1819), organist: specification notebook, early 19th cent. Finding No: BOA
  • Leighton family of Shropshire: notes and drawings of tombs and monuments in churches in Shropshire, c 1880-1900. Finding No: MS633
  • Levick, E. Audrey (nee Beeton) of Surrey, lacrosse player: personal papers as founder, honorary secretary and member of the All England Ladies' Lacrosse Association, 1911-60. Finding No: MS102
  • Lewin, Harold Brelsford (1873-1972), CMS missionary: papers and photographs, 1894-1928. Finding No: CMS/ACC276
  • Lewis, Agnes Smith (b 1843), scholar: scrapbooks relating to travels with her sister, Margaret Dunlop Gibson, to Monastery of St Catherine in Sinai and to her writings, 1883-1903. Finding No: DA61
  • Lister family: Letters and notes from Noel Coward to his godson, Christopher Lister, and to his parents and other materials relating to Coward, 1930s-50s. Finding No: MS69
  • Lloyd, Kathleen Grace (fl 1912-43), nurse: certificates, medals, letters and photograph as Assistant Matron, Birmingham General Hospital, and Matron, First Southern General Hospital, 1912-43. Finding No: MS44
  • Lodge, David John (b 1935), novelist:
    literary papers, 1960s-90s. Finding No: DL
    short story, c 1966. MS303
    papers collected by Bernard Bergonzi, 1972-2003. Finding No: MS171
  • Lodge, Sir Oliver (Joseph) (1851-1940), physicist:
    correspondence and papers 1861-1950.  Finding No: OJL
    miscellaneous letters, 1881-1939.  Finding No: OLLAdd
  • Lovell, Mary Jane (1849-1932), missionary: notebooks and correspondence, early 20th cent.  Finding No: MS203/B
  • Ludlam, Thomas (c 1775-1810), colonial governor: extract from journal, 1807. Finding No: MS504
  • Luscombe, John (fl 1820): manuscript story, c 1820. Finding No: MS142
  • Lyall, Frances (fl 1889-97) of Cheltenham: travel diary, 1889-97. Finding No: MS132
  • Lyons, R. N. (fl 1915-1917) of Northern Ireland, Presbyterian minister and YMCA worker: note books and diaries relating to his service as a chaplain serving with the YMCA in France during the First World War, 1915-17. Finding No: YMCA/ACC47
  • Lyttelton, Sir Edward: journal of a tour through South Wales, 1755. Finding No: MS369.
  • Lyttelton family, Viscounts Cobham, Hagley Hall: miscellaneous deeds, 1274-1560. Finding No: HH
  • Lytton, Richard Warburton (fl 1786) of Knebworth House, Hertfordshire: journal, 1786. Finding No: MS695