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Correspondence concerning Shiela's proposed biography of Sir Mountstuart Grant Duff, 1960-1995

MS. Grant Duff 93

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  1. Correspondence with Diana and Flora Russell (daughters of Lord Arthur Russell), 1960 -1967, also their niece Georgiana Blakiston, 1972 and her husband Noel Blakiston, 1962
  2. Correspondence regarding the housing of the Grant Duff papers and the possibility of visiting scholarships at All Souls College, St Antony's College, Oxford, and elsewhere, 1960-1986
  3. Correspondence and papers regarding the possible publication of Shiela's biography of Sir Mountstuart; also a proposal for a book on James Grant Duff, 1961-1983
  4. Correspondence with members of the Grant Duff family, 1961-1995
  5. Correspondence with Martha Vogeler regarding research on author Frederic Harrison (1831-1923) using the Grant Duff papers, 1964-1982
  6. Correspondence with scholars seeking to access the papers of Sir Mountstuart, 1966-1992
  7. Correspondence with Dr Richard Bingle and others regarding Sir Mountstuart Grant Duff papers at the India Office Library, later the British Library, including the possible sale of some papers by Shiela to the Library, 1967-1995
  8. Correspondence with Laeeq Futehally concerning R.D. Choksey's book Mountstuart Elphinstone and Shiela's review of the volume, 1972-1973
  9. Correspondence, notes and copy catalogues regarding Grant Duff papers at various repositories, 1961-1993


  • 1960-1995


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MS. Grant Duff 93

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