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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Countess Mountbatten of Burma Correspondence 3

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

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 1943-50; 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 1943-4, 1946-50; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 5 for 1961-8 and appointment diaries 1956-7 and 1977-8.

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/S63 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1937-8

MB1/S64 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1939

MB1/S64 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1939

MB1/S65 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1940-1

MB1/S66 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1943

MB1/S67 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jun-Dec 1944

MB1/S67 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jun-Dec 1944

MB1/S68 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-May 1944

MB1/S68 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence Jan-May 1944

MB1/S69 part 1 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1945

MB1/S69 part 2 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1945

MB1/S70 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1946-9

MB1/S71 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1950-1

MB1/S72 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1952

MB1/S73 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1953-4

MB1/S74 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1956-7

MB1/S75 Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1958-60

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