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Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a History of the Elphinstone Family


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Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a history of the Elphinstone family comprising:
  1. K.V. Elphinstone The Elphinstones of Blytheswood and Lopness (privately printed, [1925])
  2. 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)
  3. carbon typescript copies, 1828-9, of family documents of 1623-1742 and of wills, 1680-1802.


  • 1925-9


3 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.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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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom