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Letters between Elizabeth Johnston Cross and Diana Forbes-Robertson

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1790 sc

Content Description

Two typewritten letters, one from Elizabeth Johnston Cross to Diana Forbes-Robertson and visa versa. Mrs. Cross is recalling a meeting on ship from Europe to the United States and the continuing friendship between her father, James Wright Johnston, and Diana Forbes-Robertson's mother, Gertrude Elliott, later Lady Forbes-Robertson.

Dates

  • July 27, 1964-August 4, 1964

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher. No known restrictions.

Biographical Note

Diana Forbes Robertson was Maxine Elliott's niece, she was an author, and married Vincent Sheean.

Biographical Note

Gertrude Elliott, later Lady Forbes-Robertson, was an American stage actress, part of an extended family of theatre professionals including her husband, Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, and her elder sister, Maxine Elliott.

Extent

2 letters (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Two typewritten letters, one from Elizabeth Johnston Cross to Diana Forbes-Robertson and visa versa.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Alexandra Moffat on February 24, 2021.

Related Materials

For futher information on the Forbes-Robertson family, including Maxine Elliott, researchers may wish to view collection SpC MS 0181, Diana Forbes-Robertson Collection on Maxine Elliot

Title
Guide to the Letters between Elizabeth Johnston Cross and Diana Forbes-Robertson
Status
Digital Objects Available
Author
Elizabeth Russell
Date
February 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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