Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945

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From the guide to the Margot Asquith autograph and photograph, 1926, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

1894 married Herbert Asquith.

Epithet: née Tennant, political hostess and diarist

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referencedIn Papers of Emma Alice Margaret (Margot) Asquith, Countess of Oxford and Asquith, 1862-1945, 1862-1945 Bodleian Library, Oxford
creatorOf HARROD PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 191). 1. ff. 1-46v. Harold and William Acton; 1927-1986, n.d. 2. ff. 47-77. Cyril Asquith; 1951, 1952. 3. ff. 78-86v. Margot Asquith; 1928-1937. 4. ff. 87-101. Wystan Hugh Auden; 1926-1970, n.d. 5. ff. 102-113. A. J. Ayer; ..., 1926-1986 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXX (ff. 316). June-Aug. 1892.includes:f. 1 Mortimer Menpes, artist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1889, 1892.ff. 3, 39, 69, 77, 137 Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge, FSA; Keeper of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum... British Library
creatorOf CECIL OF CHELWOOD PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 195). Correspondence with: 1. ff. 1-39. Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister; 1913-1922. 2. ff. 40-58. Emma Alice Margaret Asquith, wife of the preceding; 1922-1944. 3. ff. 59-9..., 1910-1952 British Library
creatorOf Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Sir J. E. Millais, 1896 May 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945. Letter [1919] July 29, [London] to Serge Diaghilev [London. 4] p. on 1 fold. l. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf BALFOUR PAPERS. Vol. CXII (ff. 204). 1. ff. 1-169. Margot Tennant, wife of H. H. Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; 1885-1919. 2. ff. 170-173b. Catherine Gladstone, wife of W. E. Gladstone; 1876, 1882. 3. ff. 174-204b. Mary Gladstone, daughter ..., 1876-1919 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XI, 1886-1900.includes:ff. 1, 21, 26, 34, 59 Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville: Letters to Mrs. W. E. Gladstone: 1863-1889.ff. 4, 87 Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury: Letters to Mrs. W. E. Gladstone: 1884-1891.f..., 1886-1900 British Library
referencedIn Bell, Susan G. An annotated bibliography of British women's autobiographies, 1790-1950 : research and reference materials, 1986-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXIII (ff. 309). June-July 1886.includes:ff. 1, 9 Charles Henry Anderson, QC; MP: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1886.f. 3 William Edmond Feldwick, of Sevenoaks: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1886.f. 5 Justin Huntly McCarthy, MP; so... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXXI (ff. 338). Sept.-Dec. 1892.includes:ff. 1, 45, 67 Christian David Ginsburg, Hebraist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1883-1897.f. 3 Edith Nordheimer, of Toronto: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1892.f. 11 Sir William Reynell Anson, 3rd Ba... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXXIII (ff. 298). Jan.-July 1894.includes:f. 1 Walter Severn, d 1904 artist; son of Joseph Severn: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1877-1894. f. 3 Tobias Kirby, Rector of the Irish College, Rome: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1869-1894. f. 5 Schom... British Library
referencedIn MARY GLADSTONE PAPERS. Vol. XX (ff. 338). Letters from:-(1) Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour 1922, Prime Minister, 1877-1923, supplementary to those in the Balfour Papers (viz. Add. MS. 49794), and including (f. 15) one (14 Jan. 1887) to He..., 1886-1926 British Library
referencedIn D'ABERNON PAPERS. Vol. XII (ff. 232). Letters from:-(1) George Augustin Macmillan, of Macmillan and Co., and others, relating mostly to A Handbook to Modern Greek, Ist ed., 1879, 2nd ed., 1881, written by Lord D'Abernon in collaboration with T. G. D..., 1879-1926 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXIV (ff. 324). Aug.-Dec. 1886.includes:f. 1 Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Viscount Cranborne; 3rd Marquess of Salisbury; Prime Minister: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1866-1889. f. 3 Sir George Grey, KCB; colonial governor: C... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXVIII (ff. 314). 3 July-Dec. 1891.includes:f. 1 Andrew Carnegie, philanthropist: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1885-1897.f. 5 Charles Waldstein, afterwards Walston; Hellenist; Knight 1912: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1891-1895.f.... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Walter Lawrence, Indian Civil Service, Punjab 1879-95, Private Secretary to Viceroy 1899-1903, Commissioner for sick and wounded Indian soldiers in France and England 1914-16, 1872-1940 British Library
creatorOf Vol. CXIX. 1912-1913.Robert Baldwin Ross, literary executor of Oscar Wilde: Lilias Margaret Frances Bathurst, wife of Seymour, 7th Earl Bathurst: Letter, etc., to Robert Baldwin Ross from Lilias Margaret Frances Bathurst: 1912: Signed.T. Werner Lauri..., 1912-1913 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXXV (ff. 278). Jan.22 Apr.-July 1895.includes:ff. 1, 111 Francis Charles Lawley, Secretary to W E Gladstone; son of Paul, 1st Baron Wenlock: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1852-1895.f. 3 Joseph Parker, DD; Congregational minister..., 1895 British Library
referencedIn MacCarthy mss., 1863-1991 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf VERNON BARTLETT. Vol. I (ff. 165). Abdul Rahman Putra -Joad.includes:f. 1 Abdul Rahman Putra, Tunku; Prime Minister of Malaysia: Letter to V. Bartlett from Abdul Rahman Putra: 1963: Signed. ff. 2-8 William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook: Lett... British Library
creatorOf Letters to Edmund Gosse from various correspondents; 1875-1927. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order. Quarto; ff. 448.includes:ff. 1, 1b Sir Edmund William Gosse, writer: Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; Prime Minist..., 1875-1927 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXIV (ff. 342). Jan.-Apr. 1890.includes:ff. 1, 62, 137 Sir William Reynell Anson, 3rd Baronet: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1888-1892.f. 2 William Boyd Carpenter, Bishop of Ripon: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1872-1893.f. 4 Justin McCar... British Library
creatorOf Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965. Letter, 1913 May 29 : at sea, to Margot Asquith. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Correspondence of Mary Lady Curzon with Lord Curzon, members of her family, and public figures, 1887-1906 British Library
referencedIn Harold J. Laski collection, 1918-1946 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf AIRLIE PAPERS. Vol. II A (ff. 122). Correspondence and papers of Lady Airlie; 1861-bef. 1956. 1. ff. 1-43. Correspondence with Queen Mary and other royalty; 1885-1954. The autograph copy by Queen Mary (ff. 14-15b) of her letter to Lady Airlie, 24 Nov..., 1861-1956 British Library
creatorOf LADY DIANA COOPER CORRESPONDENCE. Vol. III (ff. 252). 1. ff. 1-11. Letters from Margot Asquith, 2nd wife of Herbert Asquith; 1908-24 Oct. 1936. 2. ff. 12-252. Letters from Raymond Asquith, eldest son of Herbert Asquith; 22 Aug. 1912-26 Dec. 1915.incl..., 1908-1936 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXXIII (ff. 341). Apr.-Nov. 1909.includes:f. 1 Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Longdale Ottley, KCMG: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1909. ff. 2, 118 Lady Constance Georgina Lytton, suffragette: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1908-1909. ff. 8, 15, 16 Henry N... British Library
referencedIn BURNS PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 255). Correspondence with United Kingdom and Dominion Prime Ministers, and their Private Secretaries, etc., viz.:-(1) Letter from William Ewart Gladstone; 28 Aug. 1893. f. 1. (2) Correspondence with Archibald Philip Primro..., 1889-1934 British Library
creatorOf LONG PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 180). 1. ff. 1-116. Andrew Bonar Law; 1907-1922. 2. ff. 117-180. Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, and his wife, Margot; 1907-1923, n.d.includes:ff. 1-116 Andrew Bonar Law, Prime Minister: Corresponden..., 1907-1923 British Library
creatorOf STRACHEY PAPERS (20TH CENTURY SERIES). Vol. II (ff. 171). 1. f. 1. Albert; 1919. 2. f. 2. A. Aldington; 1910. 3. f. 3. Richard Aldington; 1926. 4. f. 4. Feodorowna Strutt née Yorke, wife of Humphrey, 2nd Baron Alington; 1928. 5. f. 5. Ralph Alker; 19..., 1908-1945 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXII (ff. 232). June-Sept.1889.includes:f. 1 Sir Spencer Walpole, KCB; historian: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1882-1897.ff. 3, 6, 10, 39, 57, 59, 82, 109, 120 Mary Mackay, alias 'Marie Corelli'; novelist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 188... British Library
referencedIn Nesvet, Rebecca. The diamond net : a play in three acts inspired by a true story / by R.L. Nesvet ; with music by Elaine Finne. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn William Archer Collection, 1868-1990 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Annie Schletter papers, 1757-1937 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Vol. II. (ff. 270). 21 June 1898-18 Dec. 1917.includes:ff. 1, 3 Alice Ellen Terry, GBE; actress: Letters to C. F. Shaw of Alice Ellen Terry: 1898.f. 4 Beatrice Moss Campbell, wife of Sir C H G Campbell: Letters, etc., to C. F. Shaw of Beatrice Mo... British Library
referencedIn Walter de la Mare Collection, 1909-1961 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf ASQUITH LETTERS: letters of Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, his wife Margot and son Raymond to the actress Mrs Alan Parsons formerly Viola Tree; 1904-1926, n.d. Included are some originals and typewritten copies of nine letters..., 1904-1926 British Library
referencedIn Gladstone papers, correspondence: Vol. CCCCXXVI British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. XLI (ff. 321). 1. Letters from Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman to his cousin, James Campbell of Tullichewan, a merchant of Glasgow; 1881-1900. Hologr. There is a letter from James Campbell, 1884, at f. 4, and letters from hi..., 1835-1906 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXXII (ff. 359). 1893.includes:f. 1 Caroline P-Ingram, sister of Dean Ingram: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1893.f. 3 Marchesa Lily Theodoli, novelist: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1892-1894.f. 5 Francesco Prudenzano, Italian author: Lett..., 1893 British Library
referencedIn Vol. DCLXXXVIII (ff. 241). 1887-1891.includes:ff. 2, 86, 90-92, 172, 196 Poetry ENGLISH: Verses by W. E. Gladstone: [1818]-1897.ff. 12-33 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury: Notes by W. E. Gladstone on the Life of: 1887.ff. 35-38 Jo..., 1887-1891 British Library
creatorOf Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945. Letter [1919 July] 23, [London] to Serge Diaghilev [London. 7] p. on 2 fold. l. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf ASQUITH LETTERS: letters, etc., from the Asquith family, mostly to Maud, wife of Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree; 1897-[1937], n.d. Partly printed. Consisting of letters from Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Prime Minister, his 2nd wi..., 1897-1937 British Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. L (ff. 196). Correspondence with:1. ff. 1-2. A. A.; 1926. Enclosing at f. 2v copy of "Bonus Latro" by R. L. Gales, in the hand of A. A.2. ff. 3-4. Arthur St John Adcock; 1925. Partly signed.3. ff. 5-5v. Grant Duff Dougla..., 1895-1936 British Library
referencedIn MARY GLADSTONE PAPERS. Vol. LII (ff. 448 in two parts. Part I, ff. 1-221; Part II, ff. 222-448). Drafts by Mary Gladstone of memoirs, newspaper articles and literary criticisms. Mostly typewritten with MS. corrections. (1) Memoirs, character sketches..., 1886-1925 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXI (ff. 314). Nov. 1900-Jan. 1902.South Africa: Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman rel. to Boer War: 1899-1903.includes:ff. 1, 24 John Emmott Barlow, 1st Baronet 1907: Letters to Sir H. CampbellBannerman: 1900, 1905. ff. 3, 12, 52, 10... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXIII (ff. 292). Oct.-Dec. 1889.includes:f. 1 Fanny Mary Beere, d 1915 actress; married 2ndly: (1876) Bernard Beere, of Ostend; and 3rdly (1900) A C S Olivier: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1882-1889. f. 3 Baron Carl von Malortie,; German wr... British Library
creatorOf Vol. xxxi. (ff. 267). 1936-1938.includes:ff. 1, 2, 15-18, 20, 23-30, 32 Kurt Rhodin, refugee from Nazi Germany: Correspondence of H. Wickham Steed of and concerning Kurt Rhodin: 1936: Partly Germ. and Fr.: Partly signed and copy.ff. 1-30 passim W..., 1936-1938 British Library
referencedIn HODGSON PAPERS. Vol. CXLIV. Contents: 1. Castle Howard Estate; 1942-1948. 2. Howard Pease; 1947-1948. 3. The Hallam, Lord Tennyson Trust; 1951-1952. 4. Extracts from letters of Charles Apperley ('Nimrod'), formerly in the collection of 'Margot' Asqui..., 1925-1952 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXVII (ff. 334). Jan.-2 July 1891.Sir Isaac Pitman, inventor of modern shorthand: Letter to W. E. Gladstone: 1891.includes:ff. 4, 30, 107, 294 Léon Séché, French writer: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1877-1892.: Fr. ff. 6, 109 Margot Asquith... British Library
creatorOf Asquith, Margot, 1864-1945. Letter, [1919, October ?], London to Serge Diaghilev [London. 4] p. on 1 fold. l. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
creatorOf ABERCONWAY LETTERS. Vol. I (ff. 174). Letters, etc., of: 1. ff. 2-84. Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; 1917-1927. 2. ff. 85-174. Emma Alice Margaret (Margot) Asquith, wife of the preceding; 1918-1945, n.d.includes:ff. 2-84 Her..., 1917-1945 British Library
creatorOf Vol. xxix. (ff. 209). Nov. 1930-1933.includes:ff. 1, 6, 9, 21 George E. Roberts, Vice-President, National City Bank of New York (France): Correspondence with H. Wickham Steed of George E. Roberts: 1930: Partly signed and copy.ff. 2, 18, 172, 177 ... British Library
referencedIn HAMILTON PAPERS. Vol. XXI (ff. 193). Correspondence with:-(1) Herbert Henry Asquith (lst Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1925), Prime Minister, 1896-1908, together with letters from his wife, Emma Alice Margaret (Margot), née Tennant; 1906, 1907. ff. 1-5..., 1882-1907 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLVIII (ff. 244). 1917.includes:f. 1 Admiral Sir William Lowther Grant, KCB: Letters, etc., to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917.ff. 3-8, 14, 24, 30-31b, 131 Admiral Mark Edward Frederic Kerr: Letters to Lord Jellicoe: 1916, 1917.ff. 9, 16 Admiral..., 1917 British Library
referencedIn SPENDER PAPERS. Vol. III (ff. 264). Correspondence of J. A. Spender with various Prime Ministers, together with other papers, arranged as follows:-(1) Letters from Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, G.C.B.; 1900-1904. ff. 1-10. (2) Collections made, and ..., 1886-1939 British Library
creatorOf Vol. CXXII. 1919-1923.Carlos Blacker, father of C P Blacker: Alexander Galt Ross, brother of Robert Baldwin Ross: Letters to Alexander Galt Ross from Carlos Blacker: 1918-1922.Sybil Montgomery Douglas, mother of Lord Alfred Douglas; 1st wife of John ..., 1919-1923 British Library
referencedIn Schletter, Annie, 1858-1944. Annie Schletter papers, 1757-1937. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Margot Asquith autograph and photograph, 1926 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Vol. XIX.Helen Venetia Vincent, wife of Edgar, Viscount D'Abernon: Correspondence with her husband: 1893-1936.includes:f. 214 Emma Alece Margaret Asquith, wife of Herbert Henry Asquith: Correspondence with Lord D'Abernon: 1905-1923. British Library
referencedIn Susan Groag Bell's, An Annotated bibliography of British Women's autobiographies, 1790-1950 :, research and reference materials, 1986-1998 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Welch, Denton, 1915-1948. Denton Welch Papers, 1770-2002 (bulk 1938-1982). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Denton Welch Papers TXRC06-A26., 1770-2002 (bulk 1938-1982) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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associatedWith Archer, William., 1856-1924 person
associatedWith Asquith, Anthony, 1902-1968, film director person
associatedWith Asquith, Herbert Henry, 1852-1928, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, statesman person
associatedWith Bell, Susan G. person
associatedWith Bell, Susan Groag person
associatedWith Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965. person
associatedWith De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956 person
associatedWith Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929. person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Karsavina, Tamara Platonovna, 1885-1978. person
associatedWith Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950 person
correspondedWith MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952 person
associatedWith Massine, Leonide, 1896-1979. person
associatedWith Millais, John Everett, Sir, 1829-1896, person
associatedWith Nesvet, Rebecca. person
associatedWith Schletter, Annie, 1858-1944. person
associatedWith Welch, Denton, 1915-1948 person
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Ireland, Europe
Egypt, Africa
Calcutta, India
Castle Howard, North Riding of Yorkshire
Norway, Europe
Simla, India
Bulmer, North Riding of Yorkshire
Gloucester, Gloucesterhire
United States of America
London, England
Diamond Hill, the Transvaal
Egypt, Africa
Ireland, Europe
Hawarden, Flintshire
Punjab, India
India, Asia
Brighton Pavilion, Brighton
United States of America
United States, North America
Constantinople, Byzantine empire
South Africa, Africa
South Africa, Africa
Palestine, Asia
Germany, etc., and transactions in particular reigns. Weimar Republic
West Bromwich, Staffordshire
Ireland, Europe
Portumna, Galway
France, Europe
London, England
London, England
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Birth 1864-02-02

Death 1945-07-28

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