"Lady's Pictorial" and "The Gentlewoman" Letters, 1884-1917 Edit


MS 131
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Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.


  • March 2, 1884 to April 4, 1917 (Creation)


  • 0.25 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1 folder containing 64 letters)

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  • Biographical Note

    Arthur Goddard and J.S. Wood were editors of “Lady’s Pictorial” and “The Gentlewoman” respectively. Both of these periodicals were published in London during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • Scope and Contents

    This is a collection of 64 letters addressed to Goddard and Wood. Notable correspondents include Edwin Lester Arnold, F.C. Burnand, Hall Caine, Sir F. Carruthers Goulde, Lillie Langtry, Clotilde Graves and Gertrude Kingston. Most of the correspondence pertains to the periodicals and specific articles within them.

  • Access Restrictions

    This material is open for research.

  • Restrictions on Use

    Permission to publish material from the “Lady’s Pictorial” and “The Gentlewoman” Letters, 1884-1917 must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.

  • Acquisition Information

    Purchased in May 1959 at the recommendation of Rice History Professor Hardin Craig.

  • Preferred Citation

    "Lady's Pictorial" and "The Gentlewoman" Letters, 1884-1917, MS 131, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University