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Table of Contents

Introduction
A   Papers of Sir Robert William Hay 1791-1852
B   Papers of Edward William Auriol Drummond-Hay (1785-1845), Consul-General in Tangier 1829-45
    B.1   Journals 1829-1845
    B.2   Correspondence and papers 1830-44
C   Papers of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay, diplomat 1835-1901
    C.1   Journals and diaries 1838-92
    C.2   Miscellaneous papers 1835-1901
D   Papers of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay (1846-1926), diplomat at Tangier, Stockholm, Tunis and Beirut 1856-1924
    D.1   Journals 1895-1903
    D.2   Miscellaneous papers 1856-1924
E   Papers of Alice Emily (d.1940), daughter of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay 1829-1938
F   Papers of Cicely Eleanor Meade-Waldo (d.1935), niece of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay 1856-1925
G   Miscellaneous papers of the Drummond-Hay Family 1771-1951


Archive of the Drummond-Hay family

1771-1951

Abstract:
Papers of Sir Robert William Hay, Edward William Auriol Drummond-Hay, Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay, Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay, Alice Emily Drummond-Hay and Cicely Eleanor Meade-Waldo.

Extent: 6.82 Linear metres, 62 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. b. 239, c. 1072-91, d. 488-509, e. 345-71, f. 31-2, Photogr. c. 3

Biographical History

The Drummond-Hay family consists of Sir Robert William Hay (1786-1861), Under Secretary of State for the Colonies; Edward William Auriol Drummond-Hay (1785-1845), Consul General in Tangier; Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay (1816-93), diplomat, Consul General and subsequently minister plenipotentiary in Morocco; Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay (1846-1936), diplomat at Tangier, Stockholm, Tunis and Beirut; Alice Emily Drummond-Hay (d 1940), daughter of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay; and Cicely Eleanor Meade-Waldo (d 1935), niece of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay. Details of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Details of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of:

Acquisition

Given by Robert Drummond-Hay through the Colonial Records Project, Oct. 1980.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. d. 488, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Hay | Alice Emily | Drummond- | d 1940
Hay | Edward William Auriol | Drummond- | 1785-1845 | Consul in Morocco
Hay | Robert William | 1786-1861 | Under Secretary for Colonial Affairs
Hay | Sir | John Hay | Drummond- | 1816-1893 | Knight | Diplomat
Hay | Sir | Robert Hay | Drummond- | 1846-1926 | Knight | Diplomat
Waldo | Cicely Eleanor | Meade- | d 1935

Place name(s) (NCA Rules)

Beirut (Lebanon)
Morocco
Stockholm (Sweden)
Tangier (Morocco)
Tunis (Tunisia)

Subject(s)

18th century
19th century
20th century
Diaries -- 19th century
Diaries -- 20th century
Diplomatic and consular service -- British

A   Papers of Sir Robert William Hay 1791-1852

Biographical History

Sir Robert William Hay (1786-1861) was Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1825-35.


Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1072-4, d. 488-91, e. 345


Journal of visit to Scandinavia and Russia
Date: 14 July 1805-19 March 1808, 27 October 1816
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 488
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 136 leaves

Journal of visit to Scandinavia and Russia
Date: 29 July 1805-16 September 1807, October 1816
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 489
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 38 leaves

Journal of a visit to Spain, Morocco and other Mediterranean countries
Date: 20 Oct-18 Dec 1838
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 490
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 71 leaves

Journal of a visit to Spain, Morocco and other Mediterranean countries
Date: 17 Dec 1838-10 Feb 1839
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 345
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 151 leaves

Undated account of a visit to Italy
Date: n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1072
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 20 leaves

Log of the Dahabieh Fanni's voyage up the Nile
Date: 18 Nov 1850-10 Jan 1851
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 491
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 33 leaves

Scope and Content

With notes by Sir Robert Hay.

Correspondence and papers
Date: 1791-1850, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1073
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 151 leaves

Miscellaneous correspondence, papers and drawings, removed from a decayed album, but kept in their original order
Date: 1800-52
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1074
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 242 leaves

B   Papers of Edward William Auriol Drummond-Hay (1785-1845), Consul-General in Tangier 1829-45

B.1   Journals 1829-1845

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. e. 346-52

Journals
Date: 15-27 Nov 1829
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 346
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 56 leaves

Journals
Date: 22 Nov-16 Dec 1829
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 347
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 56 leaves

Journals
Date: 17-31 Dec 1829
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 348
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 40 leaves

Journals
Date: 1-28 Jan 1830
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 349
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 70 leaves

Journals
Date: 25-28 May 1844
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 350
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 6 leaves

Journals
Date: 13 July-7 Aug 1844
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 351
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 74 leaves

Journals
Date: 8 Aug 1844-11 Feb 1845
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 352
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 90 leaves

B.2   Correspondence and papers 1830-44

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1075, d. 492-4, e. 353-5

Correspondence and papers
Date: 1830-44, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1075
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 152 leaves

Notebook containing observations on the plant and animal life of North Africa
Date: 1832-43
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 353
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 164 leaves

Commonplace book relating to North Africa
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 492
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Commonplace book relating to North Africa
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 493
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 167 leaves

Commonplace books relating to North Africa
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 494
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 57 leaves

Commonplace books relating to North Africa
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 354
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 151 leaves

Notebook containing memoranda on the geography of Africa
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 355
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

C   Papers of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay, diplomat 1835-1901

Biographical History

Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay (1816-93) was the third son of Edward William Auriol Drummond-Hay. In 1829 he became consul-general of Morocco. He was attaché at Constantinople in 1840, and in 1844 he was sent to Morocco as assistant to the consul-general. He became consul-general himself in 1845, then chargé d'affaires, 1847-60, minister resident, 1860-72, and minister plenipotentiary, 1872-86. For further details see the Dictionary of National Biography.


C.1   Journals and diaries 1838-92

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. e. 356-64

Journals and diaries
Date: 27 Nov 1838-20 Jan 1839
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 356
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 77 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 2 June-27 Sept 1840
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 357
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 88 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 3-23 March 1846
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 358
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 96 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 24 March-24 April 1846
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 359
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 95 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 1887
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 360
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 133 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 1888
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 361
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 155 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 1890
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 362
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 258 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 363
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 275 leaves

Journals and diaries
Date: 1892
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 364
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 226 leaves

C.2   Miscellaneous papers 1835-1901

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1076-1077, e.365

Extracts, of Sir John's journals
Date: 3 March 1846-24 April 1863
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 365
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 150 leaves

Scope and Content

In the hands of Annette, Lady Drummond-Hay and her daughter, Alice.

Correspondence and papers
Date: 1835-93, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1076
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 219 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fols. 66-115) letters from his son, Robert.

Correspondence and papers of Lady Drummond-Hay
Date: 1855-1901, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1077
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 93 leaves

Scope and Content

Mainly letters from her son, Robert.

D   Papers of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay (1846-1926), diplomat at Tangier, Stockholm, Tunis and Beirut 1856-1924

D.1   Journals 1895-1903

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. d. 495-7

Journals
Date: 10 Aug 1895-27 May 1896
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 495
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 72 leaves

Journals
Date: 18 Sept.-8 Dec 1896
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 496
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 74 leaves

Journals
Date: 21 Aug 1897-14 March 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 497
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 95 leaves

D.2   Miscellaneous papers 1856-1924

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1078, d. 498

Extract, from Sir Robert's account of a trip to the Atlas Mountains
Date: 17-18 April n.y.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 498
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 12 leaves

Scope and Content

In the hand of Alice Drummond-Hay.

Correspondence and papers, mainly letters from his son, Arnold
Date: 1856-1924
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1078
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 270 leaves

E   Papers of Alice Emily (d.1940), daughter of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay 1829-1938

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 1079-1081, d. 499


Correspondence and papers
Date: 1866-1938, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1079
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 153 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fols. 31-97) letters from her cousin, Cicely Meade-Waldo.

A history of the Drummond-Hay family
Date: 1829-1910
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 499
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 153 leaves

Scope and Content

By Alice Drummond-Hay, 1910

A history of the Drummond-Hay family
Date: 1829-1910
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1080
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 227 leaves

Scope and Content

Typescript copy.

Translations of a novel `Armenia's outcry' by Alice Drummond-Hay, typescript
Date: 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1081
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 78 leaves

F   Papers of Cicely Eleanor Meade-Waldo (d.1935), niece of Sir John Hay Drummond-Hay 1856-1925

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1082-1084, d. 500-504


Journal of a tour through Europe to Japan
Date: 30 March-27 July 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 500
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 365 leaves

Journals of visit to the Sudan
Date: 26 Nov 1919-18 Aug 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 501
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

Journal of visit to the Sudan
Date: 2 Nov 1922-7 May 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 502
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 221 leaves

Miscellaneous papers found loose in MSS. Eng. hist. d. 500-2
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1082
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Correspondence and papers, mainly relating to her travels abroad
Date: 1856-1925, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1083
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 157 leaves

Correspondence and papers, mainly relating to her travels abroad
Date: 1856-1925, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1084
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 83 leaves

Notebook containing copies of verses
Date: 1868-1923
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 503
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 17 leaves

Notebook containing copies of verses
Date: 1868-1923
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 504
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 90 leaves

G   Miscellaneous papers of the Drummond-Hay Family 1771-1951

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. hist. b. 239, c. 1085-1091, d. 505-509, e.366-371, f.32; MS. Photogr. c. 3


Correspondence and papers of various members of the family
Date: 1771-1948, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1085
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 164 leaves

Scope and Content

including

Miscellaneous undated correspondence, papers and fragments
Date: Not recorded at time of catalouging
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1086
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 122 leaves

Notebook containing copies of verses kept by George Drummond-Hay
Date: 1784-1807, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1087
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 41 leaves

Notebook containing copies of verses kept by George Drummond-Hay
Date: 1784-1807, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 366
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

Notebook containing copies of verses kept by George Drummond-Hay
Date: 1784-1807, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 367
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 6 leaves

Journal of George Drummond-Hay
Date: 1 June 1804-9 Nov 1807
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 505
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 26 leaves

Notebook relating to the history of the Drummond-Hay family
Date: 1776-1830
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 506
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 95 leaves

Scope and Content

Including copies of verses, compiled by Henrietta Auriol Hay, sister of Edward William Auriol Drummond-Hay. [1830].

Diary relating to the mission of Sir John Drummond-Hay to the court of the Sultan Mula's El Hassan
Date: 1880
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 368
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 71 leaves

Diary of Arnold, son of Sir Robert Hay Drummond-Hay
Date: 7 June 1895-7 Sept 1898
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 507
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 volume

Visitors' book of the Meade-Waldo family
Date: 1895-1927
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 508
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 92 leaves

Notebooks containing inventories of household effects
Date: 1945-6, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 369
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 26 leaves

Notebook containing inventories of household effects
Date: 1945-6, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 370
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 10 leaves

Notebooks containing inventories of household effects
Date: 1945-6, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. f. 31
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 45 leaves

Miscellaneous outsize papers
Date: 1836-1914
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. b. 239
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 8 leaves

Miscellaneous drawings and watercolours
Date: 1797-1930
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1088
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 106 leaves

Two sketch books containing drawings and watercolours of Spain and Morocco
Date: 1838-40
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. e. 371
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 69 leaves

Two sketch books containing drawings and watercolours of Italy
Date: 1843-4
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. f. 32
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 42 leaves

Miscellaneous family photographs
Date: 1886-1940
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1089
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 94 leaves

Miscellaneous family photographs
Date: 1886-1940
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 3
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 94 leaves

Miscellaneous printed material
Date: 1817-1934, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1090
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 90 leaves

Scope and Content

Including many items relating to the tours of Cicely Meade-Waldo.

Miscellaneous printed material
Date: 1817-1934, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. d. 509
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 13 items

Scope and Content

Including many items relating to the tours of Cicely Meade-Waldo.

Newspaper cuttings, many relating to Morocco
Date: 1807-1951, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. hist. c. 1091
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box


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