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Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 228, c. 878-87, d. 422-3
Title: Papers of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand
Dates of Creation: [c. 1857-76]
Extent: 13 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Henry Marion Durand (1812-71) was Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab. His son was Sir Henry Mortimer Durand (1850-1924), Indian civil servant and diplomat. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand concerning the Indian mutiny, including correspondence and official papers.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library c.1930.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39683-95.

Access Points

Indian Mutiny 1857-1858

Durand | Henry Marion | 1812-1871 | Sir | Knight and Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab

Durand | Henry Mortimer | 1850-1924 | Sir | Knight, Indian Civil Servant, and Diplomat

Great Britain | Colonies | India | 19th century

India | History | 19th century

India | History | Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

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