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Papers of Sir Sidney Lee relating to the article on King Edward VII for the Dictionary of National Biography

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MS. Don. c. 186

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(fols. 1-55) research papers and notes, 1904-1925, including (fols. 21-55) research on the visit of Edward, Prince of Wales, to America in 1860, 1911-1914

(fols. 56-139) correspondence of Sir Sidney Lee, 1911-1925, including letters from:
  1. (fols. 66-8) Sir Lionel Cust, 1925
  2. (fols. 69-85) Sir Arthur Davidson, 1914-1922
  3. (fols. 87-92) Sir Charles Firth, 1925
  4. (fols. 97-8) Charles Hardinge, Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, 1920-1922
  5. (fols. 108-13) John Morley, Viscount Morley, 1912
(fols. 140-66) papers concerning reaction to the article, with typescript notes and copies of correspondence between:
  1. (fols. 140-2) Lord Esher and John Morley, Viscount Morley, 1912
  2. (fols. 142-4, 152) Sir Sidney Lee and John Morley, Viscount Morley, 1912
  3. (fols. 144-51) Sir Sidney Lee and Lord Esher, 1912
  4. (fols. 153-5) 5th Marquess of Lansdowne and Sir Arthur Davidson, 1912
  5. (fols. 156-9) Sir Arthur Davidson and 1st Earl of Balfour, 1912
  6. (fols. 160-2) Sir Sidney Lee and 1st Earl of Balfour, 1912
(fols. 167-75) letters to Sir Frank Markham, Lee's assistant, 1927-1960, including (fols. 167-9) letter from Sir Harold Macmillan, 1960

Dates

  • 1904-1960

Extent

177 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 186, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 186

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10278

Overview

Papers of Sir Sidney Lee relating to the article on King Edward VII for the Dictionary of National Biography

Biographical / Historical

Sir Sidney Lee (1859-1926) editor of Dictionary of National Biography - see Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Phillips, 16 Mar. 1995, lot 580, and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1995.
Title
Papers of Sir Sidney Lee relating to the article on King Edward VII for the Dictionary of National Biography
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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