Photographs and some correspondence, ca. 1858-1943.


Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943. Photographs and some correspondence, ca. 1858-1943.

Photographs and some correspondence, ca. 1858-1943.

The collection consists primarily of photographs, 33 images of Sidney, 13 of Beatrice, and 4 of the couple together. Two original images are the work of Frederick Hollyer. There is also a packet of letters from Beatrice's parents, as well as Sidney's 1943 Will (he names Harold Laski as one of his executors).

.25 linear ft.

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Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950 (person)

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Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 (person)

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