CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
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.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
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