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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Drummond-Hay Family

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 239, c. 1072-91, d. 488-509, e. 345-71, f. 31-2
Title: Papers of the Drummond-Hay Family
Dates of Creation: 1771-1951
Extent: 62 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/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:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library through the Colonial Records Project in 1980.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Diplomatic and consular service, British

Diaries | 19th century

Diaries | 20th century

Drummond-Hay | Alice Emily | d 1940

Drummond-Hay | Edward William Auriol | 1785-1845 | Consul in Morocco

Drummond-Hay | John Hay | 1816-1893 | Sir | Knight Diplomat

Drummond-Hay | Robert Hay | 1846-1926 | Sir | Knight Diplomat

Hay | Robert William | 1786-1861 | Under Secretary for Colonial Affairs

Meade-Waldo | Cicely Eleanor | d 1935

Beirut (Lebanon)


Stockholm (Sweden)

Tangier (Morocco)

Tunis (Tunisia)

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