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MS 931

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MS 931


Correspondence between Elizabeth Hutchings and Belinda Norman-Butler



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For biographical details of Belinda Norman-Butler see MS 707. Elizabeth Hutchings (née Hedley) was born in Darlington on 27 August 1926. During the Second World War she joined the WAAFS where she was posted to the Isle of Wight. Together with her husband Richard Hutchings, she became a founding member of the Farringford Tennyson Society, with Richard the first President. They have also written and edited a number of books on Tennyson. Hutchings published Norman-Butler’s memoir of her only brother, James who was killed defending the Dunkirk evacuation.



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1 box containing 8 envelopes and 3 published books

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The collection relates to Belinda Norman-Butler, particularly in regards her work and research on the Thackeray family.


The letters and papers were collected by Elizabeth Hutchings due to their connection with Belinda Norman-Butler and the Thackeray family.

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Eton College Library hold the following related archive collections: MS 430: Anne Thackeray Ritchie Collection MS 707: Belinda Norman-Butler archive Both of which were collected by Belinda Norman-Butler, who presented the collections to Eton College Library

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