Sub-series MS 458/1/1/2 - Family correspondence

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MS 458/1/1/2


Family correspondence


  • 1950-1972 (Creation)

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1 envelope

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(26 September 1937-)

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(1) Postcards, the majority sent by John [Alex] to his parents, containing news of school and his photography projects, about his travels around Europe, and news whilst working on his first and subsequent assignments 1950-1970
(2) Letter from Marianne Low [nee Wenzel] to ‘Mama and Papa’ describing the house she and John [Alex] have just moved into, 1962, with 3 postcards sent while visiting Germany, 1960-1966
(3) Letter to his parents describing Alex’s assignment around India, 1965
(4) Letter to his parents from Alex in Buenos Aires describing his assignment in Argentina, and his plan to do stories in the USA, 1970
(5) 2 postcards, written in German, but signed by eldest daughter Melanie and addressed to 'Familie Alexander Low', 1972
(6) Home-made Valentine’s card, nd


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