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Archive of Charles Eastland de Michele, 1829-94, with family papers, 18th-20th cent.

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Papers of Charles Eastland de Michele (1810-98), editor of the Morning Post from c.1834 to c.1844, British consul at St. Petersburg from 1849 to 1854 and again from 1856 to 1866.

Dates

  • 18th-20th cent.

Extent

8.36 Linear metres (76 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 667, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 667-686; Eng. misc. b. 431, c. 884-887, d. 1287, e. 1401-1445, f. 855-856; Photogr. c. 2, d. 1, g. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12926

Overview

Papers of Charles Eastland de Michele (1810-98), editor of the Morning Post, c.1834 to c.1844, British consul at St. Petersburg, 1849-54, 1856-66.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Eastland de Michele (1810-98) was an editor of the Morning Post from c.1834 to c.1844, and British consul at St. Petersburg from 1849 to 1854 and again from 1856 to 1866.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The bulk of the papers was bequeathed, with MS. Photogr. b. 1, fol. 8, and galley-proofs of articles for the Morning Post,'Table talk' by [William Johnston(e)] (transferred to the Department of Printed Books) by Beatrice Isabella Dorothy Thorburn, great grand-daughter of de Michele, 1984. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 678, c. 681, and some miscellaneous papers, all part of the original collection, were bought from Alicia Boyle and Patricia Hutchins, 1985.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Charles Eastland de Michele, 1829-94, with family papers, 18th-20th cent.
Status
Completed
Date
2002
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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