Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a History of the Elphinstone Family
Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a history of the Elphinstone family comprising:
- K.V. Elphinstone The Elphinstones of Blytheswood and Lopness (privately printed, )
- carbon typescript copies, 1925, of documents mainly relating to Nicholas W. Elphinstone's claim in 1905 to the baronetcy of Sir William Elphinstone (d. 1645)
- carbon typescript copies, 1828-9, of family documents of 1623-1742 and of wills, 1680-1802.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Don. c. 173].
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MSS. Don. c. 173-5
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13647
Biographical / Historical
Kenneth Vaughan Elphinstone (1878-1963) was a colonial civil servant.
Other Finding Aids
A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library with Ms. Don. c. 155, fols. 30-45, throught the Friends of the Bodleian in 1976.
- Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a History of the Elphinstone Family
- Susan Thomas
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