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Papers of Sir Edmund F. Du Cane


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Papers of Sir Edmund relating to the Du Cane family, consisting of:
  1. Interleaved copy of E.F. Du Cane, Some Account of the family of Du Quesne (London, 1876)
  2. Two volumes of working papers and correspondence of Sir E.F. Du Cane for his account of the Du Cane family, 19th century
  3. Loose papers from the above, 19th-20th century


  • 19th-20th cent.


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 956].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 956-8, d. 961

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12911

Biographical / Historical

Sir Edmund Frederick Du Cane (1830-1903), Major General, was a prison reformer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1976.

Related Materials

See also papers of Sir Edmund Frederick du Cane and Family (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 647-50; Eng. lett. c. 313, d. 334-5; Eng. misc. b. 113-14, g. 78).
Papers of Sir Edmund F. Du Cane
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom