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Papers of the Russell Family of Swallowfield, Berkshire

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Papers of the Russell family, mainly of Sir Henry Russell, including:
  1. Letter-books of Charles Russell, first assistant Resident at Hyderabad, 1806-1811
  2. Correspondence of Sir Henry Russell, 1st Baronet, 1803-1833
  3. Papers of Sir Henry Russell, 2nd Baronet, 1802-1857, including correspondence with his brother Charles, 1802-1852; papers relating to India, particularly Hyderabad, 1808-1827; journals, 1820-1838, giving accounts of travels abroad; and papers relating to Swallowfield, Berkshire
  4. Papers of Charles Russell, brother of Sir Henry, including correspondence, 1823-1851, and a journal of a tour through France and Italy, 1836-1837
  5. Journal of Anne Russell, eldest sister of Sir Henry, 1804
  6. Papers of Sir Charles Russell, 3rd Baronet, 1856-1881, and Sir George Russell, 4th Baronet, ca. 1883-1918

Dates

  • 1780-1918

Extent

65 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 148].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 148-180, d. 149-164, e. 42-43; Eng. misc. a. 9, b. 68, c. 324-329, d. 461, e. 391-394, f. 94

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8361

Biographical / Historical

The Russell family of Swallowfield, Berkshire, included Sir Henry Russell, 2nd Baronet (1783-1852), who was British Representative at Court of Hyderabad. See The Indian Archives, 8 (1954), 59-66, 135-163.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1952.

Related Materials

See also Russell Family Deeds, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Ch. Berks. 1213-1227; Ch. Cheshire 216-217; Ch. Kent 446-50; Ch. London & Middlesex 490-493; Ch. Ireland 16).
Title
Papers of the Russell Family of Swallowfield, Berkshire
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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