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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir Edmund F. Du Cane

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 956-8, d. 961
Title: Papers of Sir Edmund F. Du Cane
Dates of Creation: 19th-20th cent.
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Edmund Frederick Du Cane (1830-1903), Major General, was a prison reformer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Edmund relating to the Du Cane family, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1976.

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Further Information

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Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Sir Edmund Frederick du Cane and Family.

Access Points

Du Cane | Edmund Frederick | 1830-1903 | Sir | Knight, Major General, and Prison Reformer

Du Cane | family

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