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Collection Level Description: Copies of the Correspondence of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 340-3
Title: Copies of the Correspondence of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield
Dates of Creation: 1851-63
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) was a prominent statesman. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Four volumes of typed copies, made in 1890, of the correspondence between Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, and Mrs. S. Brydges Willyams, 1851-63.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were bought from John Parker in 1974.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41768-71.

Related Units of Description

See also Disraeli Papers, on deposit from the National Trust.

Access Points

Disraeli | Benjamin | 1804-1881 | Earl of Beaconsfield | statesman

Willyams | S Brydges | d 1863

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