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

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 494 d. 476; Eng. misc. b. 339, c. 747
Title: Correspondence and Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury
Dates of Creation: 1827-47
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



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

Correspondence and papers, including Grosvenor's journal of a 'Voyage up the Nile from Cairo to Thebes and return thither', 3 November-6 November 1829.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from John Wilson (Autographs) Ltd. in 1981.

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Finding Aids

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Related Units of Description

See also Papers of Lord Robert Grosvernor, 1st Baron Ebury.

Access Points

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

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

Nile River | Description and travel | 19th century


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