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Additional papers of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney

Additional papers of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737-1806) relating to his governorship of Fort St. George, Madras (India), 1781-6, and his embassy to China, 1792-4
Extents: 0.85 Linear metres (5 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1757-99
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Archive of F.E. Pargiter

Archive of F.E. Pargiter
Extents: 0.30 Linear metres (6 boxes)
Dates: Early 20th century
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Archive of Sir Charles Edward Grey (1785-1865) and the Grey family

Correspondence and papers of Sir Charles Edward Grey (1785-1865), Indian judge and colonial governor, with correspondence and papers of other members of the Grey family, 17th-20th century.
Extents: 5.61 Linear metres (51 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1642-1934
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Archive of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand

Archive of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand concerning the Indian mutiny, including correspondence and official papers, c. 1857-1876.
Extents: 1.31 Linear metres (13 boxes)
Dates: c. 1857-1876
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Archive of Sir Laming Worthington-Evans

Papers of Sir Laming Worthington-Evans (1868-1931) Conservative M.P.
Extents: 6.38 Linear metres (58 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1895-1931
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Archive of the Oman family

Papers and photographs of Sir Charles Oman, British military historian, his wife Lady Oman and members of their respective families. The collection includes writings and personal papers of Sir Charles's parents, C. P. A. Oman, indigo planter in India, and Annie Chadwick, daughter of William Chadwick, a railway constructor. Lady Oman's family papers contain her father Gen. Maclagan's diaries and James Anderson Rose's collection of autographs and letters from Pre-Raphaelite artists. Their…
Extents: 26.6 Linear metres (269 physical shelfmarks, 1 digital shelfmark)
Dates: 1727-2003
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Conservative Party Archive: Conservative Central Office: Conservative Overseas Bureau/International Office

Papers of the Conservative Overseas Bureau/International Office, 1945-1998.
Extents: 52.0 Linear meters (342 boxes)
Dates: 1945-1998
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Correspondence and papers of Sir William Denis Battershill

Correspondence, mainly with the immediate Battershill family, 1908-1956 Papers concerning administrative service, chiefly in Cyprus, Palestine and Tanganyika, 1935-1957 Notes on safaris undertaken in Tanganyika and Kenya, 1945-1948 Manuscript and printed material relating to the political situation in Cyprus, also typescript of personal reflections on the island,…
Extents: 14 boxes
Dates: 1914-1952
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Draft of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India

Draft of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India
Extents: 0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 19th century
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'End of Empire' transcripts

Xerox copies of transcripts of filmed interviews with contributors, 1985, including material not present in the edited versions, but not including transcripts relating to the loss of Aden; related papers, including 'research interviews' relating to Malaya, shotlists (itemised lists of footage) and press releases, 1985.
Extents: 36 Volumes : The papers have been bound in 36 dark blue cloth-bound volumes.
Dates: 1985
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Harness family papers

Papers of three members of the Harness family, 1793-1852: John Harness (1755?-1818), naval surgeon; his brother William Harness (1762?-1804), British Army officer; and John's son William Harness (1790-1869), literary scholar .
Extents: 0.77 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1793-1852
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History of the British Empire

76 undated lantern slides in [original] wooden container labelled History of the British Empire. Most are images of pages from books, documents, maps and portraits relating to the American colonies and War of Independence, but a few relate to Australia, India and the slave trade.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. r. 26
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [c1880s-1930s?]
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The last empire, by 'Honorius', with preface by Sir James Braid Taylor

The last empire, by 'Honorius', with preface by Sir James Braid Taylor, c.1930.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 473
Extents: 94 Leaves
Dates: c.1930
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Map of British possessions west of the Yamuna River, India, by F. S. White

Map of British possessions west of the Yamuna River, India, by F. S. White, 1808.
Shelfmark: [Maps] MS. D10:3 (21)
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1808
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Map of India by John Warren, showing the principal revenue divisions under the Presidency of Fort St. George

Map of India by John Warren, showing the principal revenue divisions under the Presidency of Fort St. George, c.1810.
Shelfmark: [Maps] MS. D10:7 (3)
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c.1810
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Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

Typescript memoirs, c1991.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 548
Extents: 61 ff.
Dates: c1991
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Microfilms of the Letter-books of Sir Charles Edward Trevelyan

Microfilms of Trevelyan's letter-books, 1840-65.
Extents: 10 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.
Single Item

Papers of Donald H. Laycock

Detailed memorandum on service in tea research stations, 1947-1978.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (24)
Extents: 51 ff.
Dates: [1980s]
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Papers of Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger

Ephemeral biographical material, [1871-1948] Correspondence, 1892-1945 Publications and related material, and lecture notes, 1889-1941 Papers relating to The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa (Edinburgh and London, W. Blackwood & Sons, 1922), [1892-1945] Papers relating to the South African protectorates,…
Extents: 164 boxes
Dates: 1871-1969
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Papers of J.C. Griffiths

Article entitled On Understanding the Chinese by Griffiths, 1997.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 557
Extents: 3 folders
Dates: 1984-1997

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20th century 19
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India 8
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 6
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 4
History 4
India -- History -- 20th century 4
18th century 3
India -- History -- 1919-1947 3
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 3
Mandates -- Palestine 3
Canada 2
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Geography 2
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China 2
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Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
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India -- History -- 19th century 2
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India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 2
Mandates -- Iraq 2
Maps -- 19th century 2
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South Africa 2
Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century 2
Tanzania -- History -- To 1964 2
Uganda -- History -- 1890-1962 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- India 2
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Aden -- History -- 20th century 1
Africa 1
Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Africa -- History 1
Africa -- Maps 1
Africa, Southern -- Description and travel 1
Africa, Southern -- History -- 1899-1975 1
Africa, Southern -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Africa, East -- History 1
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Indexed names
Andrews | Charles Freer | 1871-1940 | publicist 1
Battershill | Sir | William Denis | 1896-1959 | Knight | colonial administrator 1
Blacker | J | fl 1800-1840 | Major 1
Bourdillon | Bernard Henry | Sir | Knight and Colonial Administrator 1
Briggs | John | 1785-1875 | General and Indian Administrator 1
Channel 4 1
Conservative Party 1
Conservative Party | Commonwealth Affairs Committee 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Campaign Headquarters 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Central Office 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Commonwealth & Overseas Council 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Commonwealth Council 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Foreign & Commonwealth Council 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Group for Europe 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Overseas Bureau 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Overseas Bureau Committee 1
Conservative Party | Conservative Party International Office 1
Conservative Party | Conservatives in the European Parliament 1
Conservative Party | professional headquarters 1
Durand | Henry Marion | 1812-1871 | Sir | Knight and Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab 1
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Durand | Henry Mortimer | 1850-1924 | Sir | Knight, Indian Civil Servant, and Diplomat 1
Emmet | Evelyn Violet Elizabeth | 1899-1980 | Baroness Emmet of Amberley | Conservative MP 1
European Parliament | European Conservative Group 1
European Parliament | European Democratic Group 1
Evans | Sir | Laming | Worthington- | 1868-1931 | 1st Baronet | Politician 1
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations 1
Gandhi | Mohandas Karamchand | 1869-1948 | Indian Nationalist Leader 1
Great Britain and Ireland | Army 1
Great Britain and Ireland | Navy 1
Grey | Charles Edward | Sir | 1785-1865 | Indian judge and colonial governor 1
Grey | family 1
Griffiths | J.C. | fl 1937-1997 | colonial officer magistrate 1
Harness | Family 1
Harness | John | c 1755-1818 | Naval surgeon 1
Harness | William | 1790-1869 | Curate of All Saints', Knightsbridge, Shakespearian author 1
Harness | William | c 1762-1804 | Colonel 1
Kenya | Public Works Department 1
La Société Anonyme des Huileries du Congo Belge 1
Laycock | Donald H. | fl 1922-1978 | tea research officer 1
League of Nations 1
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 1
Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor 1
Maclagan | Robert | 1820-1894 | General 1
Maclagan | Sir | Edward Douglas | 1864-1952 | Knight | Indian administrator 1
Oman | Carola Mary Anima | 1897-1978 | wife of Sir Gerald Lenanton | writer 1
Oman | Charles Chichele | 1901-1982 | son of Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman | curator of metalwork at Victoria & Albert Museum 1
Oman | Julia Trevelyan | 1930-2003 | set designer 1
Oman | Sir | Charles William Chadwick | 1860-1946 | Knight | historian | MP 1
Oxford University | All Souls College 1
Oxford University | New College 1
Pargiter | Frederick Eden | 1852-1927 | Orientalist 1
Permanent Mandates Commission 1
Ross | Isabel | 1885-1964 | history teacher and founder of the East African Women's League 1
Ross | William Mcgregor | 1876-1940 | Director of Public Works East Africa Protectorate 1
Sweeney | Patrick Brian | b 1914 | Customs and Excise official, colonial administration 1
Tagore | Rabindranath | 1861-1941 | Sir | Knight and Hindu Poet 1
Taylor | Sir | James Braid | 1891-1943 | Second Governor of the Reserve Bank of India 1
Townend | Herbert Patrick Victor | 1887-1950 | Indian Civil Servant 1
Townend | Lettice Joan |1892-1966 | nee Bevington 1
Trevelyan | Charles Edward | 1807-1886 | Sir | Knight and Governor of Madras 1
Wainwright | Jon | 1916-1991 | Kenyan settler Indian Army cavalry officer 1
Warren | John | 1769-1830 | surveyor and astronomer 1
White | F S | fl 1808 1
Winston | William Peter | fl 1914-1985 | civil engineer 1
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Language
Danish 1
French 1
German 1
Hebrew 1
Italian 1
Japanese 1
Portuguese 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
Swedish 1