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Procter, Ann Benson (1799-1888)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL 303
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Procter, Ann Benson (1799-1888)
Date(s): 1877
Level of description: collection
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Procter | Ann Benson | 1799-1888 | née Skepper


Administrative/Biographical history:

Ann Benson Skepper was born in 1799; married the lawyer and poet Bryan Waller Procter in 1824; settling in London, they had 2 sons and 4 daughters, including the poet Adelaide Procter (1825-1864). The legal writer and reformer Basil Montagu was Ann's stepfather and the pathologist Bryan Charles Waller (mentor of Arthur Conan Doyle) was her nephew by marriage. Proctor died in 1888.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Ann Benson Proctor, 1877, comprise a letter to Bryan [Charles Waller], nephew [of Procter's late husband, Bryan Waller Procter], written on the death of his father [Nicholas Waller, formerly Nicholas Procter, Bryan Procter's brother].

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

1 item.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

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:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

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:
April 2008

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