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Archive of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand

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Papers of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand concerning the Indian mutiny, including correspondence and official papers.

Dates

  • c. 1857-1876

Extent

1.31 Linear metres (13 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. b. 228, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. b. 228, c. 878-887, d. 422-423

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12921

Abstract

Archive of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand concerning the Indian mutiny, including correspondence and official papers, c. 1857-1876.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Marion Durand (1812-1871) was Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab. His son was Sir Henry Mortimer Durand (1850-1924), Indian civil servant and diplomat. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library c.1930.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom