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Personal and Family Papers

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L. S. Penrose Papers
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About this work


Personal papers relating to Lionel Sharples Penrose and his family, 1806-1974, consisting of papers about Penrose's mother's family, the Peckovers, and the Penrose family, 1806-1972

Includes school exercise books and school reports for L S Penrose and his brother Alexander P D Penrose, L S Penrose's First World War diary, records of chess games, photographs, financial records, business correspondence and L S Penrose's awards.



Physical description

16 boxes plus 5 oversize folders

Location of duplicates

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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