Lady Juliet Duff commonplace book
Scope and Contents
This collection contains a single item: a commonplace book of poetry gathered by Lady Juliet Duff. Poets include Maurice Baring, Hilaire Belloc, G.K. Chesterton, and W.B. Yeats. The book is leather-bound and entitled J.D. 1916.
- Duff, Juliet, Lady, 1881-1965 (Person)
Language of Materials
English and French.
Restrictions on Access
Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
These materials are made available for use in resrearch, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.
Born in 1881, Lady Juliet Duff was the daughter of the Fourth Earl of Lonsdale. In 1903, she married Sir Robin Duff. Sir Duff was killed in action in 1914. Lady Duff married Major Kenneth Trevor in 1919 and divorced him in 1926. She is best known for her friendships with Maurice Baring, Hilaire Belloc, and Winston Churchill.
1 Volumes (1 container)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased in 1985 from Robin Waterfield, Ltd.
Materials Specific Details
"This book is for Simon" and "This book will some day be Simon's" inscribed by Duff on first and second leaves.
This collection was formerly called J.D. 1916.
- Lady Juliet Duff Commonplace Book
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- Inventoried by David Tennant, Summer 2007.
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