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Archive of Lady Frances Russell


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Correspondence and papers of Lady Frances Russell, consisting of:

  1. Letters from Lady Russell to her sons, George and Francis, 1858-1868, 1891-1897
  2. Letters from Lady Russell to Gertrude, wife of Francis Russell, 1891-1897
  3. Correspondence between members of the Russell family, 1867-1897
  4. Copies of the will of Lord John Russell, 1849, 1869


  • Creation: 1858-1897


0.41 Linear metres (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. d. 271, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. d. 271, e. 111-115; Eng. misc. b. 100

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13441


Archive of Lady Frances Russell

Biographical / Historical

Lady Frances Anna Maria Russell (nee Elliot, 1815-1898) was second wife of Lord John Russell, 1st Earl Russell. Details for Lady Frances and her husband are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Mrs Margaret Lloyd in 1969.

Catalogue of the archive of Lady Frances Russell
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom