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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Countess Mountbatten of Burma Correspondence 2

Countess Mountbatten of Burma
Countess Mountbatten of Burma

Welcome to the Mountbatten Papers Digitisation Project which will make available online for the first time papers of the late Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, providing a fascinating insight into both their public and private lives.

This Correspondence 2 page contains correspondence of Lady Mountbatten to her husband, 1927-36.  For further correspondence of Lady Mountbatten go to Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1 for 1921-6; and Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 3 for 1937 onwards.

Lord Mountbatten's correspondence to his wife can be found at Lord Mountbatten Correspondence.

For diaries of Lady Mountbatten, go to Lady Mountbatten Diaries 1 for 1923-34; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-41; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-6, 1948-50; and Lady Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60. 

Go to Lord Mountbatten Diaries 1 for diaries, 1918, 1920, 1922-34; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-42; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1944, 1946, 1948-50; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 5 for 1961-8 and appointment diaries 1956-7 and 1977-8; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 6 for tour diaries 1969-78.

Edwina was the elder of the two daughters of Wilfrid Ashley, Baron Mount Temple of Lee and his first wife, Amalia (Maudie), only child of Sir Ernest Cassel, financier and philanthropist. Edward VII, Edwina's grandfather's friend and client, was her godfather.

 

The digital copies of the correspondence files are below:

MB1/S50 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-Jun 1927

MB1/S50 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-Jun 1927

MB1/S51 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jun-Dec 1927

MB1/S51 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jun-Dec 1927

MB1/S52 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-Oct 1928

MB1/S52 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-Oct 1928

MB1/S53 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Oct-Dec 1928

MB1/S54 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-May 1929

MB1/S55 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence May-Dec 1929

MB1/S56 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1930

MB1/S57 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1931

MB1/S57 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1931

MB1/S58 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1932

MB1/S58 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1932

MB1/S59 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1933

MB1/S59 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1933

MB1/S60 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1934

MB1/S60 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1934

MB1/S61 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1935

MB1/S61 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1935

MB1/S62 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1936

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