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Collection Level Description: Microfilms of the Papers of Sir John Crampton as Ambassador to the United States of America

Reference: MSS. Film 582-3
Title: Microfilms of the Papers of Sir John Crampton as Ambassador to the United States of America
Dates of Creation: 20th cent. (copies of originals, mainly 1852-6)
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir John Crampton (1805-86) of Bushey Park, Enniskerry, County Wicklow was a diplomat. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Microfilms of the papers of Sir John Crampton regarding his service at Washington, mainly 1852-6.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library, Oct. 1964.

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Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

The originals are now in the Library. See the papers of Sir John Crampton.

Access Points

Diplomatic and consular service, British

Diplomats | Great Britain

Crampton | John Fiennes Twisleton | 1805-1886 | Sir | 2nd Baronet and Diplomat

Great Britain | Foreign relations | United States

Great Britain and Ireland | Foreign Office

United States of America

Washington (D.C.)

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