Papers relating to Dame Eleanor Mathilde Elize Mackworth (Mathilde Mackworth)
- 1859 - 1885
- Part of
- The Retreat Archive
- Archives and manuscripts
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Letters and other writings by her to family and friends, to Dr Kitching and to Dr Baker, and to Queen Victoria. One encloses letter from husband and photographs of him and children. There are also two other photographs of relatives, one unnamed. Also included in letters is printed material, mostly printed biographical material on gentry and aristocracy Also, legal petition in matter of her lunacy 1865 Patient no. 934, in Retreat 1856 - 1910 (died). Age 33 on admission, non-Quaker, married, gentlewoman, from Burnham. Partial dementia with intermittent mania
1859 - 1885
76 documents approximately
Open and available at the Borthwick Institute for Archives. This material is being digitised by the Borthwick Institute for Archives as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project. Material that is digitised will be accessed freely online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.