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Goulding, Edward Alfred (1st Baron Wargrave): letter ([1935])

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL428
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Goulding, Edward Alfred (1st Baron Wargrave): letter ([1935])
Date(s): [1935]
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Goulding | Edward Alfred | 1862-1936 | 1st Baron Wargrave | politician and financier


Administrative/Biographical history:

Edward Alfred Goulding was born in Cork, Ireland, and educated at St John's College, Cambridge. He trained as a lawyer, but preferred politics, serving on London County Council (1895-1901) and as Conservative MP for Devizes (1895-1906) and Worcester (1908-1922). He was made a baronet in 1915, a privy counsellor in 1918, and Baron Wargrave in 1922. Lord Wargrave was also a successful financier and a close associate of Lord Beaverbrook.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Edward Alfred Goulding (1st Baron Wargrave) of Shiplake Court, Henley-on-Thames, [Oxfordshire] to Bernard Osborne, 23 Apr [1935]. 'In reply to your query - yes frequently Austen Chamberlain and Leo Maxse ...'. Also giving some information about his brother 'Sir William J Goulding Bart. chairman ... Great Southern and Western Ry. Ireland died ... ten years ago [1925] ...'. Autograph, with signature.

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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:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased from E Hall (1966).

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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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