Manuscripts and documents
1 Apr 1912 - 14 Apr 1912
Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum)
The Titanic Letter is currently on display in the Costume Museum as part of our commemorative links with Northern Ireland's maritime heritage. The Lenox-Conynghams were onboard the Titanic, from Southampton to Cherbourg. The letter travelled through auction houses, then through the family, until returnng to Springhill in 2012, exactly 100 years later.
Letter from onboard the Titanic posted at Cherbourg, describing the Titanic and journey, during Lenox-Conyngham family holiday to France. Written by Eileen Lenox-Conyngham aged 11, later Eileen Schefer. Mother of Anton B. Schefer.
Written by Eileen Lenox-Conyngham when aged 11, later Eileen Schefer. Mother of Anton B. Schefer, who bequeathed this to Springhill in his will.