Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Related Materials
- Subject Terms
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Bax, Charlotte Ellen Lea, 1860-1940
- Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax Memoirs
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 2330
- 0.04 linear feet (2 folders)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
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Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in November 2018.
Preferred Form of Citation
Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax Memoirs (MC 2330) Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Charlotte Ellen Lea was born June 24, 1860, to Rev. William Knibb Lea and Charlotte Tingle Lea in China, where her father was serving as a missionary. The family later moved back to England. Lea married barrister and antiquarian Alfred Ridley Bax on November 7, 1882. The couple had four children, including composer Arnold Edward Trevor Bax and playwright and author Clifford Lea Bax. The family lived in the Hampstead community of London, England until 1911, when they moved to Cavendish Square. She passed away November 25, 1940, and is buried in Littlehampton Cemetery, West Sussex, England.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of two copies (one partial) of typescripts of Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax's memoirs, with handwritten edits. Topics discussed include her early childhood, parents, religion, her courtship and marriage, her children, London society, and London's influenza epidemic of 1895.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are stored in a box with other small manuscript collections.
Records relating to the Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax Memoirs include:
17 books by Clifford Bax, donated by Bill G. Knepper, may be found in Special Collections' Rare Books collection.
Clifford Bax Collection, Manuscript Collection MS-0271, Harry Ransom Center
Bax Collection, GB 1850, Sussex Archaeological Society
The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:
Bax, Arnold, 1883-1953
Bax, Clifford, 1886-1962
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
Box Small Manuscripts Box 1
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 1||Section MC 2330||Folder 1||
Memoir typescript, partial copy (pages 1-38), 1936-1937
|Box Small Manuscripts Box 1||Section MC 2330||Folder 2||
Memoir typescript (cover page, pages 1-68), 1936-1937
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