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Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Viscountess 1879-1964

Overview
Works: 225 works in 346 publications in 1 language and 10,610 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Records and correspondence  Television press conferences  Television news programs  Historical radio programs  Documentary radio programs  Radio program excerpts  Photographs  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Correspondent
Classifications: DA574.A8, 941.0820924
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Most widely held works about Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor
 
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Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor by Bernard Shaw( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of nearly 250 letters between Shaw and Astor - as well as between Astor and Shaw's wife, Charlotte, and Shaw's secretary, Blanche Patch - illustrates the rewarding friendship the two shared and the numerous issues they debated." "More than half of the letters in this volume have never been published and many more appear in their entirety for the first time."--BOOK JACKET
My two countries by Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor( Book )

8 editions published between 1923 and 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Astor and birth prevention Being I. a letter with an enclosure; II. a kindly toned reply; III. a concluding letter with the confession of a murderess by Charles Henry Sharpe( Book )

4 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press, Lady Astor discusses international affairs
Great speeches : words that made history( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A great speech has the power to define the times, to inspire, to stir and to motivate. This collection of ancient and modern speeches includes the words of activists, politicians, philosophers and scores of others who have borne witness to significant moments from the first century to the twenty-first. Many have themselves made history. They include: Mahatma Gandhi, Oliver Cromwell, Kevin Rudd, Inga Clendinnen, Daniel Mannix, Napoleon Bonaparte, Oericles, Thomas Jefferson, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Arundhati Roy, the 9th Earl Spencer, Elanor Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Colin Powell, and the Dalai Lama. Great Speeches will make a great addition to every home and library shelf."--Publisher description
Churchill remembered by Winston Churchill( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An audio portrait of Churchill that draws on a wealth of archive broadcasts by, among others, Robert Boothby, Violet Bonham Carter, Nancy Astor, Oswald Mosley and Churchill himself, and encompasses the whole of his political life
Voices of early British female politicians( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katharine Ramsay, lived from 1874 to 1960. Known as the 'Red Duchess, ' in 1923 she became the first woman member from Scotland elected to the House of Commons. As a crusader against international cruelty, she spoke out against Stalin, Franco, and Hitler. The following is from a 1929 speech. Nancy Astor (May 19, 1879 - May 2, 1964), though born in Danville, Virginia, was the first woman to sit as a Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons. Known for her quick wit and often sharp tongue, she remained an MP from November 28, 1919 through July 5, 1945. Edith Clara Summerskill (April 19, 1901 - February 4, 1980) was a British physician, feminist, writer, and a Labour member of Parliament from 1938 to 1961. In addition to co-founding and acting as the first president of the Married Women's Association, she was a strong advocate for women's equal rights. The recordings are dated from 1941
Nancy Astor, an informal biography by Maurice Collis( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in Undetermined and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 1879 ? 2 May 1964) was the first woman to sit as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the British House of Commons. She was the wife of Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor."--Wikipedia
Are temperance reformers cranks? Some aspects of the drink question by Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A problem for women by Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor( Book )

3 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence with the political elite by T. E Lawrence( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Astor, a lady unashamed by John Grigg( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor, CH (19 May 1879 ? 2 May 1964) was the first woman to sit as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the British House of Commons. She was the wife of Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor."--Wikipedia
Nancy Astor's Canadian correspondence, 1912-1962 by Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My two countries, by Nancy Astor by Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of the University Librarian by University of Virginia( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is correspondence with fellow librarians, dealers, bibliophiles and scholars including many University of Virginia professors as well as Reginald Allen, Lady Astor, Stringfellow Barr, Clifton Waller Barrett, William J. Barrow, James A. Bear, Ben Belitt, Julian Boyd, Irving Brant, Harry F. Byrd, Jr., James Branch Cabell, Erskine Caldwell, John Canaday, Warren Chappell, Virginius Dabney, Richard Beale Davis, Clifford Dowdey, Frances Fink, Louis Halle, Ralph Happell, Frances Parkinson Keyes, James Jackson Kilpatrick, Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt, Marcus McCorison, Linton Massey, Harry Meacham, Robert Metzdorf, Michael Papantonio, Carrol Quenzel, Millicent Sowerby, G. Thomas Tanselle, and Beverley Tucker
Cliveden, Buckinghamshire : a property of the National Trust by James Lees-Milne( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of a conference on Official Policewomen : held on 21st June 1927( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of Jane Chapman Slaughter by Jane Chapman Slaughter( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection contains the personal, business and genealogical papers of Miss Slaughter. Much of the personal correspondence is concerned with the Slaughter family of Culpeper and Madison Counties, Va. and was solicited by H.S. Slaughter for his "History and genealogy of the Slaughter family."
Scrapbook of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation by Frank K Houston( )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scrapbook, compiled by Houston, contains letters, documents, photographs, and newsclippings concerning the visit to Monticello by Harry S. Truman on July 4, 1947. Texts of Truman's address on the occasion as well as remarks by Houston and Governor Bill Tuck are included
Views of a brilliant iconoclast : the wit & wisdom of George Bernard Shaw( Recording )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends and acquaintances recall the famous playwright who attacked every sort of human behavior capable of being punctured by with and satire. Includes observations by Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Rebecca West, Bertrand Russell, John Mason Brown, and others
 
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Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor
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Witcher, Nancy 1879-1964

Нанси Астор

Нэнси Астор

نانسي أستور

ナンシー・アスター

南茜·阿斯特,阿斯特子爵夫人

Languages
English (127)

Covers
Great speeches : words that made historyNancy Astor's Canadian correspondence, 1912-1962Eminent Georgians : the lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby & Nancy AstorFrom Plymouth to Parliament : a rhetorical history of Nancy Astor's 1919 campaignThe Cliveden set : portrait of an exclusive fraternityThe lady's maidThe Langhorne sisters