|Collection||GB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections|
|Ref No||MS 1028|
|Title||Collection of autograph letters|
|Date||1520 - 1900|
|Extent||1 linear metre|
|Source||Part One is of unknown provenance; Part Two was presented by Captain Oldfield of Gollanfield, Invernessshire in 1934; Part Three was purchased by the Library in 1942.|
|Description||Collection of 24 autograph letters on military and other matters, from the Duke of Wellington, Sir W. M. Flinders-Petrie, Professor Richard Owen, James Nasmyth, Captain J. H. Speke, Lady Astor and other individuals, 1826-1920 (MS 1028/1).|
Collection of autograph letters from mostly French nobles and officers, including Marie Antoinette, 1520-1900 (MS 1028/2).
Collection of 24 autograph letters from the Duke of Wellington and other British officers around the time of the Battle of Waterloo (MS 1028/3).
|Access Conditions||The records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.|
|Copyright||Subject to the condition of the original, copies may be supplied for private research use only on receipt of a signed undertaking to comply with current copyright legislation. Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the University Archivist and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. Where possible, assistance will be given in identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material. |
|Physical Description||No physical conditions affecting use of collection.|