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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Russell Family of Swallowfield, Berkshire

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 148-80, d. 149-64, e. 42-3; Eng. misc. a. 9, b. 68, c. 324-9, d. 461, e. 391-4, f. 94
Title: Papers of the Russell Family of Swallowfield, Berkshire
Dates of Creation: 1780-1918
Extent: 65 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Russell family of Swallowfield, Berkshire, included Sir Henry Russell, 2nd Baronet (1783-1852), who was British Representative at Court of Hyderabad. See The Indian Archives, 8 (1954), 59-66, 135-63.

Scope and Content

Papers of the Russell family, mainly of Sir Henry Russell, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1952.

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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. 40965-41029.

Related Units of Description

See also Russell Family Deeds.

Access Points

Russell | Anne | 1788-1808 | daughter of Sir Henry Russell, 1st Baronet

Russell | Charles | 1786-1856 | Bengal Army Officer and MP for Reading

Russell | Charles | fl 1806-1811 | first assistant Resident at Hyderabad

Russell | Charles | 1826-1883 | Sir | 3rd Baronet, Lieutenant Colonel, and MP

Russell | Henry | 1751-1836 | Sir | 1st Baronet, Indian Judge

Russell | Henry | 1783-1852 | Sir | 2nd Baronet, British Representative at Court of Hyderabad

Russell | family | baronets | Swallowfield Park

Berkshire (England)

France | Description and travel

Hyderabad (India)


Italy | Description and travel

Swallowfield (England)

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