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Guide to the Lily Spencer-Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough Collection
circa 1892-2012
 PR 447

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 27, 2022
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 1 Lily, Duchess of Marlborough. Cabinet card
circa 1892
Box: 1 Lady William Beresford, after court presentation in three feather headdress. Cabinet card
Box: 1 Duke and Duchess of Marlborough at Blenheim house party. Photograph

Scope and Contents

Late 20th century print by the American Heritage Publishing Archive of a circa 1890 photograph.

Box: 1 Photographs (4) of Lily

Scope and Contents

4 glossy copies of photographs of Lily from circa 1870s-1890s

Folder: FF-1 Tear sheets. Oversize

Scope and Contents

"Illustrated London News" of Nov. 19, 1892, with photos of the late Duke of Marlborough and of Lily; and "Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News" of Oct. 5, 1895, with drawings of "The Prince of Wales at Deepdene."

1892, 1895
Box: 1 Tear sheet

Scope and Contents

"The Bystander" of January 24, 1906; front page with photo of Lily and her son.

Box: 1 "Country Life Illustrated"

Scope and Contents

Entire issue for May 20, 1899, with photo of Lily on cover.


Scope and Contents

2 CDs, one with a photo of Lily's father, the other with her mother. The digital files have not been extracted from the CDs, but can be done by a processing archivist on request with advance notice.

Box: 1 Book. "Lily, Duchess of Marlborough (1854-1909): A Portrait with Husbands" by Sally E. Svenson