Dobson Collection
Correspondence

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Collection Dobson Collection
Abstract Letters to Miss E.J. Dobson regarding photographs of her brother, David; donations of books to various museums; condolance letters regarding the death of H.B. Dobson; drowning of James M. Balfour and Henry Chaytor. Also general correspondence.

Box list. Box 2: Envelope (clear plastic) of letters, etc.


Included in this collection is an Airgraph Message:-

During World War Two, to save aircraft space, a means of photographing letters onto film was developed that could then be printed upon arrival. This Airgraph letter was written by HM The Queen to the Commander in the Middle East and sent as the first piece of mail by this new service.

Object ID 1993.116.0104
Object Name Correspondence
People Dobson, Emily Joan
Dobson, Henry Bruce
Balfour, James M.
Chaytor, Henry
Dobson, David
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014