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Russell, Rollo: letter (1912)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL161
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Russell, Rollo: letter (1912)
Date(s): 1912
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 sheet
Name of creator(s): Russell | Francis Albert Rollo | 1849-1914 | meteorologist x Russell | Rollo


Administrative/Biographical history:

Francis Albert Rollo Russell, 3rd son of Lord John Russell (afterwards Earl Russell), was born in Richmond, Surrey, and educated at Harrow School and Christ Church, Oxford. He worked for the foreign office for more than 15 years but was more interested in meteorology and environmental science, on which he wrote several books and pamphlets. He became a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society aged 19 and served twice as its president. The philosopher Bertrand Russell was his nephew.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Francis Albert Rollo Russell of Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire to [William Frend De Morgan], 12 Nov 1912. Enclosing a printed copy of a letter from Garibaldi to De Morgan which praises Lord John Russell [Rollo Russell's father], and asking for confirmation of its correctness. Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue

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. Access to individual items in Senate House Library archives collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act. 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.

Archival Information

Archival history:

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Found pasted inside Clodd's copy of Jerrold's book George Meredith: an essay towards appreciation - classmark: (XIX) Bc [Meredith - Appendix - Jerrold].

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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:
July 2008

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