Box file one of two, labelled, 'S.D. Kitson Esq., WILL etc. HAKE'. This file contains Kitson's will, and his diary for 1937, as well as a series of correspondence between Kitson's daughter Elizabeth (Kitson), executor of her father's estate (with her sister Alice Barbara Kitson) and probate solicitor, J.B. Heaton. The letters detail paintings and books at Kitson's home, Thornbury House in Kiddlington near Oxford. There is a list of Kitson's library books, as well as a schedule of paintings by Cotman and other artists. Two further lists are titled, 'Kitson Collection Distribution (notes and expenses)' and 'Kitson - working inventory of catalogues, solander cases, contents of shelves'.