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Memoirs of Lesley Lewis

Reference code
LEL
Title
Memoirs of Lesley Lewis
Date
1990
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
pp. 229. Quarto. Green card covers, with spiral spine. In a red box.
Scope and content
'My Book', the unpublished memoirs of Mrs Lesley Lewis, VPSA, author of Connoisseurs and Secret Agents in Eighteenth Century Rome (1961), The Private Life of a Country House (1980), and articles on architecture; 1990. Computer print-out. The memoirs describe the author's studies at the Courtauld Institute, but relate mainly to travel and her residence abroad, mostly in the Sudan, after her marriage to the medical entomologist, Dr David James Lewis (d. 1986). An autobiographical account of his life (from Antenna, 8 (1984), 117-22), obituaries, and list of his publications are appended.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/901
Archival history
Presented by the author, 1990.