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Maxwell, Sir Herbert (1845-1937)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS1132
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Maxwell, Sir Herbert (1845-1937)
Date(s): 1911 January
Level of description: Fonds
Extent: 1 letter
Name of creator(s): Maxwell | Sir | Herbert Eustace | 1845-1937 | 7th baronet | politician and author
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Herbert Maxwell was Conservative member of Parliament for Wigtownshire from 1880-1906; during the latter years of his parliamentary career he was a supporter of Joseph Chamberlain's campign for tariff reform; Maxwell was a prolific author: his numerous books included a biography of the Duke of Wellington, written in 1899. He was the President of the Society of Antiquities of Scotland, 1900-1913.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter to Lord Carlisle, 1911, regarding work on the Lanercost Chronicle, a medieval chronicle on the history of Scotland.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 item only

Conditions governing access:

Open for research

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Fonds level description

Archival Information

Archival history:

Transferred from Senate House Library.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Senate House Library

Allied Materials

Related material:

The following repositories also hold archives of Sir Herbert Maxwell: National Library of Scotland (correspondence 1863-1937); Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (letters to Lady Londonderry, 1924-1937); Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (correspondence, 1924-1927).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Richard Temple.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
2007-01-03, Richard Temple

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