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
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:
- Interleaved copy of E.F. Du Cane, Some Account of the family of Du Quesne (London,
- Two volumes of working papers and correspondence of Sir E.F. Du Cane for his account of the Du Cane
family, 19th century
- Loose papers from the above, 19th-20th century
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1976.
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Related Units of Description
See also Papers of Sir Edmund Frederick du Cane and Family.
Du Cane | Edmund Frederick | 1830-1903 | Sir | Knight, Major General, and Prison Reformer
Du Cane | family
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