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Crawford, Robert F and Cunynghame, Sir Henry: letters

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL288
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Crawford, Robert F and Cunynghame, Sir Henry: letters
Date(s): 1888, [1925-1935]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 items (4 leaves)
Name of creator(s): Crawford | Robert F | fl 1888 | writer on economics
Cunynghame | Sir | Henry David St Leger Brooke Selwyn | 1905-1978 | 11th Baronet of Milncraig x Cunynghame | Sir | David St Leger Brooke Selwyn


Administrative/Biographical history:

No information was available at the time of compilation.

Sir (Henry) David St Leger Brooke Selwyn Cunynghame studied at St John's College Cambridge, where his tutors included Alfred Marshall, before pursuing a varied career in both law and the civil service. He was secretary and chair of many committees and Royal Commissions. Among his numerous outside interests, he was a keen amateur economist and his published work in that area was praised by John Maynard Keynes.


Scope and content/abstract:

(a) Letter from Robert F Crawford of 55 College Place, Camden Town, [London] to Sir James Hannen, president of the Parnell enquiry, 6 Feb 1888. Covering letter accompanying copies of Crawford's published writings, including A political essay on money and Letters on usury. (b) Covering note from Sir Henry Cunynghame, Probate Division, Royal Courts of Justice, [c1925-1935]. Forwarding Crawford's letter and works to Professor H S Foxwell, [University of London Library]. Both letters are autograph, with signatures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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. 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:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Found enclosed in a R F Crawford A political essay on money - classmark [G.L.] E.889.

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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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