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Archives of families and people – Chambers Maria Elisabetta

    This collection contains letters and documents pertaining to British Maria Elisabetta Chambers, the wife of Colonel Chambers, one of the British volunteers who fought alongside Giuseppe Garibaldi. Wife of British Colonel John Hunchinbotton Chambers, who fought with a battalion of British volunteers alongside Garibaldi in the 1866 campaign. M. Elisabeth Chambers was part of a committee of English women who promoted initiatives to assist the wounded, English and Italian, and also had among its aims the promotion of education in Italy and the opening of industrial schools in Sardinia and elsewhere, for which it hired teachers and provided support materials, books and machinery.

    Original source name : Archivi di famiglie e di persone - Chambers Maria Elisabetta
    English translation : Archives of families and people - Chambers Maria Elisabetta
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 1 : correspondence
    Document- type 2 : personal
    Reference number : ID 4419 - Chambers Maria Elisabetta
    Language(s) : Italian, English
    Geographical coverage : Italy, UK
    Time range : 19thc.
    Year(s) : 1861-1877
    Theme 1 : family
    Theme 2 : philanthropy
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Archive name : Archivio centrale dello stato
    Archive name (English) : The Central Archives of the State
    Archive address : Piazzale degli Archivi, 27, 00144 Rome
    City : Rome
    Country : Italy
    Official website and institutional resources :
    Finding aid(s) :
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