Sub-fonds NLW MSS 22823-22828. - Lady Olwen Carey-Evans Papers,

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NLW MSS 22823-22828.


Lady Olwen Carey-Evans Papers,


  • 1890-1942 / (Creation)

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5 volumes.

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Biographical history

Lady Olwen Carey-Evans (1892-1990) was the third child of the statesman David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945), and his wife Dame Margaret Lloyd George (née Owen, 1866-1941). The least prominent member of the family, Lady Olwen Carey-Evans collected many papers relating to her parents, her sister Lady Megan Lloyd-George (1902-66), and her husband, Sir Thomas Carey-Evans (1884-1947). She married her husband from 10 Downing Street in 1917. Her children included Robin, Eluned and Margaret. Lady Olwen remained true to the Liberal Party throughout her long life.

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Papers, 1890-1942, of the Lloyd George family. The group comprises letters, 1894-1942, from Lloyd George to Dame Margaret; letters, 1903-42, from Lloyd George to his children; general letters, 1890-1942, to Lloyd George; letters, 1917-39, from Dame Margaret Lloyd George to members of her family; general letters, 1893-1934, to Dame Margaret Lloyd George; and miscellaneous Lloyd George family letters, 1893-1935.

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Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 22823-28.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their readers' tickets.

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The papers not included in the NLW series have been listed in the typescript list Olwen Carey-Evans Papers.

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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 22823-22828.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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