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CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 1028
TitleCollection of autograph letters
Date1520 - 1900
Extent1 linear metre
SourcePart 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.
DescriptionCollection 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).
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
LanguageEnglish
French
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Persons
CodeName
NA15949University of Aberdeen Library; 1510-
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