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Jesuits - Armes

1st Jul 2005

Scope and content

  • jes/2/1 Handwritten correspondence to College Principal from Miss Joan M Armes dated 1-Jul-05 [Handwritten letter; 4 sides; 147 x 210 mm on writing paper] Includes memories of visiting Manor whilst her father, Mr James "Bobby" Armes ARICS, worked there. Letter transcribed on Manor Research Drive "\\hx-file\StaffShares$\Manor Research\jes_Jesuits\jes_2_1 Armes letter, Jesuit VDE memories.docx" [internal access only]
  • jes/2/2 Correspondence to Miss Joan Armes from Gordon Kingsley, Principal [Typed letter; A4] Invitation to Manor
  • jes/2/3 Photograph: Front Circle, 1950s? [Monochrome original; 100 x 150 mm] shows Front entrance door, Lion steps. Laura Armes (mother of Joan), at Harlaxton Manor when father James "Bobby" Armes was doing architectural work for the Jesuits, their car is by the entrance
  • jes/2/4 Photograph: Statue of Regency woman, Front Circle. Jesuit times [Monochrome original; 100 x 150 mm] Note: This the statue at Harlaxton Manor that Father Cammack said Joan Armes could have. Other statues that she photographed were of Hamlet and a toga clad Roman, which were moved outside from the Marble Hall

Records creator

Armes Joan Daughter of James Armes ARICS

Armes James Architect, worked on Harlaxton Manor, 1948-1966

Language of the material


Content provider

Harlaxton Manor Archives


1 folder

Genre of the material

correspondence, photographs

Processing information

Added by Linda Dawes, College Librarian, April 2017

Records creator's history

Memories of Harlaxton Manor during Jesuit times (1948-66) in correspondence from Miss Joan Armes, daughter of James (Bobby) Armes ARICS. Bobby Armes carried out architectural work at the Manor for the Jesuits and later Stanford in Britain and University of Evansville.

System of arrangement

Archives Box 5 Jesuits

Source of acquisition

Miss Joan Armes, 2005

Existence and location of copies

Letter transcribed on Manor Research Drive

Conditions governing access

By appointment




Country homes
Geographic names:

Harlaxton Manor Harlaxton Grantham Lincolnshire United Kingdom Europe
Personal names:Armes Joan Daughter of James Armes ARICS Armes James Architect, worked on Harlaxton Manor, 1948-1966
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