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Two diaries of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay


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Letts diaries, 1875 and 1888, of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay, describing daily events and the weather, and noting appointments.

179 leaves


  • Creation: 1875 and 1888


0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 3293, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. e. 3293-3294

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11358


Two diaries of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay (1846-1936) was a diplomat at Tangier, Stockholm, Tunis and Beirut. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred to the Library from the Wellcome Institute Library, London, in 1999.

Related Materials

See also the archive of the Drummond-Hay Family, which include journals, and other papers of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay (MSS. Eng. hist. b. 239, c. 1072-91, d. 488-509, e. 345-71, f. 31-2, Photogr. c. 3).

Two Diaries of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay
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