Document ReferenceLn2
TitlePapers of the Lawson family, second deposit; 1826-1977
Extent55 boxes and 2 packages
AbstractPrincipal document types present include: personal papers, pharmaceutical texts, newspaper cuttings, publicity material, correspondence, financial papers, business records.
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers, except for correspondence at Ln 2/1/7 and Ln 2/3/1 which is awaiting further cataloguing work.
Admin HistoryFor detailed biographies of members of the Lawson family please see the collection level record Ln and each of the sub-sub-fonds records Ln2/1-7.
Custodial HistoryThese papers were given to Manuscripts and Special Collections at The University of Nottingham in 1998.
DescriptionThe vast majority of the papers relate to John Lawson (1878-1969), John Lawson (1845-1911), Faith Winifred Lawson and Hugh Lawson. The arrangement of the subfonds is as follows:

Papers of John Lawson (1878-1969) (Ln2/1). Note that a large volume of correspondence (Ln2/1/7) is not currently accessible as further cataloguing is required.

Papers of John Lawson (1845-1911) (Ln2/2)

Papers of Faith W. Lawson (Ln2/3). Note that correspondence (Ln2/3/1) is not currently accessible as further cataloguing is required.

Papers of Hugh Lawson (Ln2/4)

Papers of Thomas Lawson (Ln2/5)

Papers of Thomas Parker (Ln2/6)

Papers relating to William Stockwell Lawson (Ln2/7)

More information about the contents of each series is available at the relevant series level record.
MgtGroupBusiness records
Health records
Associations and societies
Personal papers
Political and diplomatic papers
Religious records
MgtSubGroupPrivate papers
ArrangementEffort has been made to ensure that original order has been maintained within each series. However, some of the papers were dispersed during their storage and so the reconstitution of some series has been artificial.
FindingAidsCopyright in all finding aids belongs to The University of Nottingham. In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript catalogue, 373 pp. Online: Available on the Manuscripts Online Catalogue, accessible from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections.
ReprodnNoteReprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.
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