Papers of Henry Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale, Chief Secretary for Ireland
The papers in this collection comprise correspondence and papers of Merrivale as Chief Secretary for Ireland, with some related earlier and later papers, 1915-1919
0.8 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
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Conditions Governing Access
Access is available, but a form must be signed agreeing not to quote without Lord Merrivale's permission.
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. b. 242, fols. 1-2].
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Dep. b. 242; c. 714-717
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15333
Papers of Henry Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale, 1915-1919, mainly relating to the office of Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1916-1918.
Biographical / Historical
Henry Edward Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale (1855-1939), was a judge and politician. He was Member of Parliament for Plymouth, 1900-1906, and for Exeter, 1906-1918. He was made a Privy Councillor, 1915, and after the Easter Rising, became Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1916-1918.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Deposited by Lord Merrivale, grandson of the 1st Baron, in 1986
- Catalogue of the papers of Henry Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale, 1915-1919
- 1986, EAD version 2013
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation