Papers of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), and of his father Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848)

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Shelfmark: Dep. Hughenden 1-382
Title: Papers of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), and of his father Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848)
Dates of Creation: 1681-1928 (predominantly 19th century)
Extent: 382 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English


Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) was a statesman and author. He was Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1852, 1858-9, 1866-8 and Prime Minister 1868 and 1874-80. His father, Isaac D'Israeli (1766-1848), was an author. Details for both are given in the Dictionary of National Biography

Scope and Content

Benjamin Disraeli's papers include family, domestic and personal, political, and literary papers. The collection contains a section of Isaac D'Israeli's papers.

Conditions Governing Use

Form to be signed by readers indicating that they agree to present free of charge to the National Trust a copy of any resultant work published which is based on, or incorporates material, from those papers.

Related Material

See also Copies of the Correspondence of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, (MSS. Eng. lett. d. 340-3).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The bulk of the papers were deposited in the Library in 1978 by the National Trust. Small additions were made in 1982 and 1984.

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue is available in the Library.

Access Point(s)

D'Israeli | Isaac | 1766-1848 | Author

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

Authors -- 19th century

Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century

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