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Collection Level Description: Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 439-41; Eng. misc. c. 667-8
Title: Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury
Dates of Creation: 1820-91
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Turkish



Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury (1801-93) was a politician. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Five guardbooks of the papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, containing an incomplete manuscript of Grosvenor's journal of a tour in the Mediterranean area, April-December 1829, and correspondence.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Mrs M.E. Dorling in 1977.

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Related Units of Description

See also Correspondence and Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury.

Access Points

Grosvenor | Robert | 1801-1893 | 1st Baron Ebury | politician

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

Mediterranean Region | Description and travel | 19th century


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