Catalogues of the archive of Sir Matthew Nathan, KCMG 1876-1939

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A   Diaries 1881-1939
B   Notebooks 1876-1939
C   Correspondence 1868-1939
    C.1   Family and personal letters 1868-1939
    C.2   Miscellaneous letters 1897-1939
    C.3   Letters of condolence 1909-31
    C.4   Letters of congratulation 1878-1927
    C.5   Private correspondence 1883-1939
    C.6   Miscellaneous letters 1891-1939
    C.7   American correspondence 1926-1937
D   Early career, mainly Royal Engineers' School, Chatham 1880-4
    D.1   Lecture notebooks 1878-81
    D.2   Survey notebooks 1881-2
    D.3   Notes on Royal Engineers' courses of instruction 1880-2
    D.4   Miscellaneous notes 1880-5
    D.5   Pamphlets 1872-83
    D.6   Notebooks containing memoranda, notes, sketches and diagrams, made during Royal Engineers' expeditions 1882-4
E   Sudan expedition, 1884-5, and papers relating to the Sudan 1880-91
F   Lushai expedition, 1889-94, with related papers 1887-96
G   Royal Engineers 1894-5
H   Secretary to the Colonial Defence Committee (with some later papers) 1881-98
I   Sierra Leone 1883-1913
    I.1   In-letters 1898-1913
    I.2   Two letter-books of confidential correspondence 1899
    I.3   Appointments diary 1899
    I.4   Notebooks 1885-99
    I.5   Field books. Army books containing notes, diagrams, and levels, from surveys of military positions in the colony 1883-86
    I.6   Miscellaneous papers 1863-1900
J   Gold Coast 1900-1932
    J.1   Notes of Journey from Liverpool to Milan 1900
    J.2   Notebooks, the majority containing notes and sketches and memoranda made during official tours 1900-1904
    J.3   Appointments diaries 1901-03
    J.4   General correspondence: in-letters 1900-1914
    J.5   Semi-official and private letters Not recorded at time of cataloguing
    J.6   Private letter-books 1900-29
    J.7   Miscellaneous correspondence 1901-32
    J.8   Miscellaneous papers 1898-1907
K   Hong Kong 1838-1937
    K.1   Notebooks 1904-07
    K.2   Correspondence 1902-07
    K.3   Miscellaneous official in-letters 1903-7
    K.4   Personal correspondence Not recorded at time of cataloguing
    K.5   Letters from Hong Kong friends 1905-1907
    K.6   Letters from Hong Kong friends, including Dorothy Hastings and family, R. F. Johnston and Lady May 1907-1919
    K.7   Miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1838-1937
    K.8   Volumes showing seating plans and arrangements for dinners at Government House 1904-1907
    K.9   Visitors' Books 1903-09
L   Natal 1854-1937
    L.1   Notebooks 1907-10
    L.2   Letterbook 1907-09
    L.3   Official letters in alphabetical order of correspondents 1907-09
    L.4   Semi-official correspondence 1907-14
    L.5   Miscellaneous private correspondence, papers, and telegrams from Natal friends 1907-1914
    L.6   Photographs 1908
    L.7   Minutes of the South African National Convention 1908-9
    L.8   Miscellaneous letters and papers 1854-1937
    L.9   General Post Office 1909-1914
    L.10   Notebooks 1909-10
M   Pacific Cable Board, seven volumes of minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed 1910-1915
N   Board of Inland Revenue 1911-1914
    N.1   Out-letters 1911-13
    N.2   Memoranda of interviews 1911-14
    N.3   Official correspondence 1911-1914
    N.4   Notebook 1911-14
O   Committee on Transfer of Stamp Manufacture and Distribution 1911-1914
P   Royal Commission on the Civil Service 1912
Q   Committee on Crown Employment as Affected by The National Insurance Act 1912-1916
R   Inland Revenue Vote 1913
S   Committee on The Civil Employment of Ex-soldiers 1913-19
T   Ireland 1891-16
    T.1   Letters from Lord Lieutenant and Chief Secretary 1914-16
    T.2   In-letters arranged in alphabetical order of correspondents Not recorded at time of cataloguing
    T.3   Out-letters: chronologically arranged in letter-books 1914-16
    T.4   Memoranda of interviews 1914-16
    T.5   Notebooks 1914-16
    T.6   Notes, manuscript and printed, and papers relating to Irish affairs 1891-1915
    T.7   "Rebellion in Ireland". Correspondence and notes arranged in diary form 1916
    T.8   Miscellaneous 1915
U   London Defences 1916
V   Ministry of Pensions 1916-1919
W   Special Grants Committee 1917-1920
X   Oversea Settlement Committee 1919-1920
Y   Queensland 1920-1938
    Y.1   Journey out 1920
    Y.2   Note books, chiefly relating to Nathan's tours in Queensland 1920-26
    Y.3   In-letters, arranged chronologically. Each volume has an alphabetical index of correspondents, and a chronological index of subjects 1921-25
    Y.4   Out-letters. Nine letter-books; each with an alphabetical index of correspondents, and a chronological index of subjects 1920-5
    Y.5   Miscellaneous papers 1920-25
    Y.6   Private correspondence in alphabetical sequence 1922-5
    Y.7   Private correspondence by individual correspondents 1925
    Y.8   Letters from Australian friends 1926-32
    Y.9   Letters from Australian friends, and miscellaneous correspondence relating to Queensland 1933-5
    Y.10   Letters from Australian friends, and from ministers and departments 1936-38
    Y.11   Memoranda of interviews 1920-1924
    Y.12   Reports on affairs of Queensland 1920-4
    Y.13   Speeches and addresses: each volume has a chronological index of subjects 1920-5
    Y.14   University of Queensland 1920-1931
    Y.15   Papers and correspondence relating to Queensland Women's Associations 1922-32
    Y.16   Papers and correspondence relating to the Town Planning Association of Queensland 1922-31
    Y.17   Miscellaneous papers 1921-38
Z   Committee on Geophysical Surveying 1924-1930
AA   Advisory Committee on Rubber 1903-1930
    AA.1   Correspondence 1921-1928
    AA.2   Weekly reports on rubber 1926-7
    AA.3   Miscellaneous papers 1903-30
AB   Commission on the Constitution of Ceylon 1927-1937
    AB.1   Notebooks containing notes on the Ceylon Constitution Commission, and private business 1927-8
    AB.2   Evidence given by witnesses before the Committee for the Ceylon Constitution, numbers 1-142, with index Nov. 1927-Mar. 1928
    AB.3   Notes on the evidence 1927-8
    AB.4   Special Commission circulations, in an incomplete series 14 Sept. 1927-Mar. 1928
    AB.5   Miscellaneous papers 1927-37
AC   Civil Research Committee and Barrier Reef Expedition 1897-1938
    AC.1   Statements of the expedition and minutes of the meetings of the Barrier Reef Committee, and related papers 1913-1938
    AC.2   Correspondence relating to the Great Barrier Reef 1924-1931
    AC.3   Miscellaneous papers 1897-1930
AD   City of Westminster Health Society 1921-1930
AE   Irrigation Research Committee 1920-1930
AF   Miscellaneous Papers 1874-1939
    AF.1   Speeches, addresses, and reviews 1910-36
    AF.2   List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan, with occasional summaries and criticisms 1885-97
    AF.3   Other papers 1723-1939


Archive of Sir Matthew Nathan, KCMG (1862-1939)

1868-1939

Abstract:
Papers corresponding to the career of Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), soldier and civil servant

Extent: 67.1 Linear metres, 671 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 1-671

Biographical History

Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939) was a soldier and civil servant. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography

Scope and Content

The papers are arranged chronologically in the following sections corresponding to Nathan's career:

Arrangement

The papers are arranged chronologically in sections corresponding to the career of Sir Matthew Nathan

Restrictions on Access

Some private correspondence is reserved from use and has consequently been omitted from the catalogue

Acquisition

Given in 1961 by Mr. E. J. Nathan

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark e.g. MS. Nathan 1]

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Nathan | Matthew | 1862-1939 | Sir | Knight Lieutenant Colonel Colonial Governor

Corporate name(s) (NCA Rules)

City of Westminster Health Society.
Great Britain and Ireland | Army | Royal Engineers.
Great Britain and Ireland | Board of Inland Revenue.
Great Britain and Ireland | Civil Research Committee.
Great Britain and Ireland | Colonial Defence Committee.
Great Britain and Ireland | General Post Office.
Great Britain and Ireland | Ministry of Pensions.
Great Britain and Ireland | Oversea Settlement Committee.
Great Britain and Ireland | Pacific Cable Board.
Great Britain and Ireland | Royal Commission on the Civil Service.
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Colonial Office | Special Commission on the Constitution of Ceylon.
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Irrigation Research Committee.
Royal Engineers' School | Chatham (England).

Place name(s) (NCA Rules)

Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Subject(s)

19th century
20th century
Civil service
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Australia -- Administration -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Gold Coast -- Administration -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Hong Kong -- Administration -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Natal -- Administration -- 20th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Sierra Leone -- Administration -- 19th century
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Ireland -- History -- 1910-1921
Sudan -- History -- 1881-1899

A   Diaries 1881-1939

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 1-75


Diary
Date: 7 Sept-2 Oct. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 87 leaves

Diary
Date: 3 Oct-6 Nov. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 55 leaves

Diary
Date: 10 Nov-10 Dec. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 3
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 92 leaves

Diary
Date: 11 Dec. 1881-5 Mar. 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 4
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 74 leaves

Diary
Date: 7 Mar-31 May. 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 5
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 63 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 June-5 Sept. 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 6
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 62 leaves

Diary
Date: 6 Sept-31 Dec. 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 7
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 82 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-2 Sept. 1883
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 8
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 96 leaves

Diary
Date: 2 Sept-31 Dec. 1883
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 9
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 89 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-30 Apr. 1884
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 10
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 125 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 May-31 Dec. 1884
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 11
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 81 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-6 Sept. 1885
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 12
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 101 leaves

Diary
Date: 7 Sept. 1885- 22 Apr. 1886
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 13
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 95 leaves

Diary
Date: 19 May 1886-5 Mar. 1887
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 14
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 90 leaves

Diary
Date: 6 Sept. 1887-23 Apr. 1888
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 15
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 83 leaves

Diary
Date: 24 Apr. 1888-10 Mar. 1889
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 16
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 85 leaves

Diary
Date: 11 Mar-31 Dec. 1889
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 17
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 95 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-31 Dec. 1890
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 18
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 97 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-8 May. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 19
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 91 leaves

Diary
Date: 8 May-21 May. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 20
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 40 leaves

Diary
Date: 22 May-3 June. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 21
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 36 leaves

Diary
Date: 3 June-12 June. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 22
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 43 leaves

Diary
Date: 12 June-15 June. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 23
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 40 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 15-40) are blank.

Diary
Date: 18 July-4 Oct. 1891
Shelfmark: MS.Nathan 24
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 90 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 29-90) are blank.

Diary
Date: 5 Oct. 1891-15 May. 1892
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 25
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 84 leaves

Diary
Date: 16 May-24 Dec. 1892
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 26
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 110 leaves

Diary
Date: 26 Dec. 1892-19 May. 1893
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 27
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 94 leaves

Diary
Date: 20 May-31 Dec. 1893
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 28
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 96 leaves

Diary
Date: 1894
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 29
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Diary
Date: 1895
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 30
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 199 leaves

Diary
Date: 1896
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 31
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 203 leaves

Diary
Date: 1897
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 32
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 179 leaves

Diary
Date: 1898
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 33
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Diary
Date: 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 34
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

Diary
Date: 1900
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 35
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

Diary
Date: 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 36
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Diary
Date: 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 37
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Diary
Date: 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 38
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Diary
Date: 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 39
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

Diary
Date: 1905
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 40
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Diary
Date: 1906
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 41
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Diary
Date: 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 42
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 199 leaves

Diary
Date: 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 43
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 203 leaves

Diary
Date: 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 44
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 221 leaves

Diary
Date: 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 45
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1911
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 46
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Diary
Date: 1912
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 47
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 215 leaves

Diary
Date: 1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 48
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 223 leaves

Diary
Date: 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 49
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 218 leaves

Diary
Date: 1915
Shelfmark: MS.Nathan 50
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Diary
Date: 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 51
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

Diary
Date: 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 52
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 201 leaves

Diary
Date: 1918
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 53
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Diary
Date: 1919
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 54
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 221 leaves

Diary
Date: 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 55
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 222 leaves

Diary
Date: 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 56
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 195 leaves

Diary
Date: 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 57
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 204 leaves

Diary
Date: 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 58
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 59
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Diary
Date: 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 60
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 196 leaves

Diary
Date: 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 61
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 240 leaves

Diary
Date: 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 62
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 243 leaves

Diary
Date: 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 63
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 248 leaves

Diary
Date: 1929
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 64
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 240 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-15 May. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 65
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 81-209) are blank.

Diary
Date: 16 May-31 Dec. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 66
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 219 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 1-67) are blank.

Diary
Date: 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 67
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 230 leaves

Diary
Date: 1932
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 68
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Diary
Date: 1933
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 69
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Diary
Date: 1934
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 70
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Diary
Date: 1935
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 71
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Diary
Date: 1936
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 72
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 204 leaves

Diary
Date: 1937
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 73
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

Diary
Date: 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 74
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Diary
Date: 1 Jan-18 Apr. 1939
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 75
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 56-197) are blank.

B   Notebooks 1876-1939

Scope and Content

The notebooks contain miscellaneous notes, accounts, diagrams and sketches, and also some diary entries. There are no volumes for 1905-29.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 76-101


Notebook of continental tour
Date: 1876
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 76
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 93 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 73-93) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 1878
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 77
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 59 leaves

Scope and Content

Many leaves are blank.

Notebook
Date: 1879
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 78
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

Notebook
Date: 1880
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 79
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 84 leaves

Notebook
Date: 21 May-June. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 80
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 57 leaves

Notebook
Date: June 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 81
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 79 leaves

Notebook
Date: July. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 82
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 59 leaves

Notebook
Date: 12 July-13 Aug. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 83
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 86 leaves

Notebook
Date: 14 Aug-7 Sept. 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 84
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 75 leaves

Notebook
Date: 4 Aug-25 Nov. 1887
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 85
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 71 leaves

Scope and Content

See also no.90

Notebook
Date: 26 Nov. 1887-22 Mar. 1888
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 86
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 63 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 48-57, 59-63) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 20 Nov. 1888-20 Apr. 1889
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 87
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 67 leaves

Notebook
Date: 19 Apr-5 June. 1890
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 88
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 81 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 27-78) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 20 Nov. 1890-6 Jan. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 89
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 71 leaves

Notebook
Date: 15-18 Nov. 1887, 28 Jan.-20 Apr. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 90
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 45 leaves

Notebook
Date: 24 May-20 July. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 91
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 87 leaves

Notebook
Date: 14 Apr-18 Apr. 1892
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 92
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 59 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 7-59) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 9 Jan-2 Feb. 1893
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 93
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 34 leaves

Notebook
Date: 7 Feb-18 Dec. 1893
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 94
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 94 leaves

Notebook
Date: 18 Mar-31 Mar. 1897
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 95
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 23 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 12-22) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 3 Jan. 1897-13 Mar. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 96
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 30 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 11-30) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 97
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 94 leaves

Scope and Content

Many leaves are blank.

Notebook
Date: 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 98
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 134 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 43-132) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 9-20 Sept. 1929
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 99
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 63 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 15-63) are blank.

Notebook
Date: 18 May 1938-9 Jan. 1939
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 100
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 76 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 16-76) are blank.

Notes in French
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 101
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 57 leaves

C   Correspondence 1868-1939

C.1   Family and personal letters 1868-1939

Related Material

For further family letters, see MSS. Nathan 135-36.


C.1.1   Letters from Nathan to his mother 1880-1909

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 102-20

Letters from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1880-81
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 102
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 136 leaves

Letters from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1883-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 103
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 193 leaves

Letters from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1884-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 104
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 216 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1885
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 105
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 157 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1885-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 106
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 168 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1886-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 107
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 159 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1878
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 108
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 358 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1889
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 109
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 228 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1890-1
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 110
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 338 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1892-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 111
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 122 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1894-8
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 112
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 113
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 125 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1900-2
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 114
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 97 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1902-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 115
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1904-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 116
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 179 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1905-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 117
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 203 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1906-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 118
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 195 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1907-8
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 119
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 249 leaves

Letter from Nathan to his mother
Date: 1908-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 120
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 240 leaves

C.1.2   Letters to Nathan from his mother 1883-5, 1900-5

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 121-4

Letters to Nathan from his mother
Date: 1883-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 121
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 387 leaves

Letters to Nathan from his mother
Date: 1900-2
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 122
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 319 leaves

Letters to Nathan from his mother
Date: 1902-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 123
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 243 leaves

Letters to Nathan from his mother
Date: 1904-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 124
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 317 leaves

C.1.3   Miscellaneous family correspondence 1868-1909

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 125-31

Letters from Miriam Nathan to Maude Nathan
Date: 1906-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 125
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 61 leaves

Postcards to Miriam Nathan from Nathan and her other sons
Date: 1879-90
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 126
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 82 leaves

Letters to Miriam Nathan fromher family, entitled 'Odd Letters'
Date: 1868-87
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 127
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 43 leaves

Letters to Jonah and Miriam Nathan from their family and friends
Date: 1877-80
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 128
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 106 leaves

Letters to Jonah and Miriam Nathan from their family and friends
Date: 1877-80
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 129
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 81 leaves

Letters to Miriam Nathan from Frederick Nathan
Date: 1880-2
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 130
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 483 leaves

Related Material

For further letters see also MS. Nathan 136.


Letters to Jonah and Miriam Nathan, from, or relating to, their sons
Date: 1882-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 131
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 64 leaves

C.2   Miscellaneous letters 1897-1939

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 132-36

Mary Cholmondley to Nathan
Date: 1897-1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 132
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 187 leaves

Mary Kingsley to Nathan
Date: 1899-1900
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 133
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 106 leaves

'Congratulations 1902-1903', letters and cards
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 134
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 154 leaves

Family letters to Nathan
Date: Apr-Dec. 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 135
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 239 leaves

Family letters, and letters from FrederickNathan to Miriam Nathan
Date: 1907-8, Jan-Apr. 1939
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 136
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

Related Material

For further letters from Frederick to Miriam Nathan, see MS.Nathan 130.


C.3   Letters of condolence 1909-31

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 137-9

Letters of condolence on the death of his mother, Miriam Nathan
Date: Oct. 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 137
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 265 leaves

Letters of condolence on the death of his sister, Maude Nathan
Date: Dec. 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 138
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 240 leaves

Letters of condolence on the death of his sister Maryand and his brother George
Date: June 1931-Oct. 1936
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 139
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 111 leaves

C.4   Letters of congratulation 1878-1927

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 140-1

Letters concerning Batch Dinners and selected letters of congratulation
Date: 1878-1908, 1904-27
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 140
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 235 leaves

Scope and Content

Letters of congratulation regarding R.M.A. 1878, C.M.G. 1898-99, Sierra Leone, 1899, Gold Coast, 1900, K.C.M.G. 1902, Hong Kong, 1903, G.C.M.G. 1908.

Letters of congratulation, and selected letters from colleagues and other civil servants
Date: 1909-16, 1914-24
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 141
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 220 leaves

Scope and Content

Letters of congratulation regarding General Post Office, 1909, Board of Inland Revenue, 1911, after his resignation, 5 May 1916; selected letters from colleagues and other civil servants, 1914-16, Queensland, 1920, and his birthday, 1924.

C.5   Private correspondence 1883-1939

Scope and Content

Alphabetical by correspondent.

Related Material

For other private correspondence, see MSS. Nathan 132-3.


Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 142-208

Lady Aberdeen-Nina Angerstein, and other correspondents
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 142
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 321 leaves

Nina Angerstein
Date: 1911-14
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 143
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 250 leaves

Nina Angerstein
Date: 1914-21
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 144
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 255 leaves

Nina Angerstein
Date: 1922-38
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 145
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 306 leaves

Tessa Arbuthnot
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 146
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

The Anglo-Jewish Association
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 147
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Baker - Louis of Battenburg

Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 148
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 259 leaves

Amber Blanco-White
Date: 1919-27 Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 149
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 239 leaves

Amber Blanco-White
Date: 1928-30
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 150
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 225 leaves

A. Blunt - Grizel Bonde
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 151
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 188 leaves

V. Bonham-Carter - H. Breton
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 152
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 222 leaves

G. and D. Brodrick - D. Bussy
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 153
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 224 leaves

Sylvia Buxton, and other correspondents, A-B
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 154
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 196 leaves

C. Cardew - E. and G. Carmichael
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 155
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 256 leaves

Mrs. Cavendish-Bentinck - G.S. Clarke
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 156
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 244 leaves

J.E. Clauson - Engla Close
Date: 1913-17
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 157
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 263 leaves

Engla Close
Date: 1917-37
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 158
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 274 leaves

E. Cochrane - R. Coke
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 159
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 270 leaves

Mrs. Cooke-Hurle
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 160
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 280 leaves

N. Cox - O. Cubitt
Date: 1918-20
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 161
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 253 leaves

O. Cubitt
Date: 1921-36
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 162
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 239 leaves

Hilda Currie
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 163
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 234 leaves

Mrs. P. Davis, and other correspondents, C
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 164
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 246 leaves

Ella Day and Lord and Lady Digby
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 165
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 196 leaves

V. Drummond - B. Dugdale
Date: 1900-13
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 166
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 281 leaves

B. Dugdale
Date: 1913-33
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 167
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 273 leaves

W. Ellain, and othercorrespondents, D-F
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 168
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

M. Farrer - D. Fingall
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 169
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 285 leaves

E. Fitzgerald - Frazer, and othercorrespondents, J - K
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 170
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 241 leaves

Kathleen Glyn
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 171
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 310 leaves

J. Godden - D. Goold-Adams
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 172
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 230 leaves

M. Goulden - L. Hanworth
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 173
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 256 leaves

E. and L. Hanworth
Date: 1899-1912
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 174
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 245 leaves

E. and L. Hanworth - A. Haynes
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 175
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 224 leaves

Lady Hely Hutchinson
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 176
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 184 leaves

Lady Hely Hutchinson and family
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 177
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 199 leaves

Dorothy Heneage
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 178
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 203 leaves

D. Henny - K. Hilton-Young
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 179
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 248 leaves

K. Hilton-Young - C.Hobhouse
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 180
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

C. and N. Hobhouse
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 181
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 150 leaves

Other correspondents, G-S
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 182
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 113 leaves

Mrs. Holt - M. and O. Huyley
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 183
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 279 leaves

Mme. S-P. Jeannel - G. Lenox
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 184
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

L. Leslie - H.B. Mackay
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 185
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 272 leaves

P. McKenna - G. duMaurier
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 186
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 248 leaves

G. du Maurier
Date: 1918-39
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 187
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 242 leaves

Lady May - D.A. Mills
Date: 1883-95
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 188
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 337 leaves

D.A. Mills
Date: 1896-1905
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 189
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 252 leaves

D.A. Mills
Date: 1906-18
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 190
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 252 leaves

D.A. Mills
Date: 1919-36
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 191
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 268 leaves

The Mills family
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 192
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 266 leaves

W. Moir - B. Murphy
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 193
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 231 leaves

L. Montague - R. Pitt Rivers
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 194
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 214 leaves

Florence Ponsonby Fane
Date: 1905-14
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 195
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 237 leaves

Florence Ponsonby Fane
Date: 1915-22
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 196
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 230 leaves

R. Ponsonby Fane and E. Postan
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 197
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 270 leaves

R. and B. Power - M. Rogers
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 198
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 246 leaves

Lieut.-Col. Sir Thomas Salt
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 199
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 216 leaves

Salt family - M. Samuel
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 200
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 251 leaves

Mary Scott
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 201
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 188 leaves

C. Sebag-Montefiore - Lord Selborne
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 202
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 269 leaves

C. Sheridan - J. Shipley
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 203
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 278 leaves

J. Shipley and D. Stopford
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 204
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 291 leaves

Violet Stothert
Date: 1913-31 Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 205
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 244 leaves

Violet Stothert- N. Strutt
Date: 1932-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 206
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 250 leaves

R.M. Tanner - N. Young
Date: 1927-33
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 207
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 269 leaves

N. Young and other correspondents, T-Z
Date: 1934-37
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 208
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

C.6   Miscellaneous letters 1891-1939

Scope and Content

Includes some letters of condolence, and some of congratulation, a few family letters, and letters on all sorts of private and public matters, with copies and drafts of several letters from Nathan.

Arrangement

Roughly alphabetical.


Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 209-10

A-L
Date: 1906-35
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 209
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 251 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes letters from

M-W
Date: 1891-1937
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 210
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 310 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes letters from

C.7   American correspondence 1926-1937

Scope and Content

Includes letters from Mary and Copley Amory, Colonel R. A. Duckworth Ford and Sir Ernest Benn; with correspondence and papers relating to Sir Matthew's visit to America in 1926, including correspondence with the Anglo-American Society, the Consul General in New York, Columbia University, the English Speaking Union in New York, American clubs and Associations and various American newspapers.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 211-13

Private letters from American friends and friends in America, A-B
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 211
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 243 leaves

Private letters from American friends and friends in America, C-S
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 212
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 282 leaves

Private letters from American friends and friends in America, T-W, and further letters relating to his visit to America
Date: 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 213
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 212 leaves

D   Early career, mainly Royal Engineers' School, Chatham 1880-4

D.1   Lecture notebooks 1878-81

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 214-16

Chemical notes
Date: Jan-July. 1878
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 214
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 117 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 59-117) are blank.

Architecture
Date: 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 215
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 136 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 67-136) are blank.

Iron and steel
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 216
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 140 leaves

D.2   Survey notebooks 1881-2

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 217-19

Survey of New Brompton, Kent
Date: 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 217
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 38 pages

Road survey
Date: 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 218
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 177 pages

Scope and Content

(fols. 50-58, 61-177) are blank.

Scope and Content

Trigonometrical survey; notes and plans
Date: 9 Sept. 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 219
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 132 pages

D.3   Notes on Royal Engineers' courses of instruction 1880-2

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 220-4

Construction; printed and manuscript notes
Date: 1880-1
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 220
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 367 leaves

Projects and reports made duringConstruction course
Date: 1881
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 221
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 265 leaves

Tactics, Fieldwork, and Military Telegraphy
Date: 1881-2
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 222
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 389 leaves

Scope and Content

Printed and manuscript notes, together with projects and reports, made during these courses, 1881-2.

Survey; printed and manuscript notes, with reports
Date: 1882
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 223
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 382 leaves

Papers
Date: 1881-2
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 224
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 348 leaves

Scope and Content

D.4   Miscellaneous notes 1880-5

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 225-26

Manuscript and duplicated notes onvarious subjects
Date: 1880-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 225
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 267 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes notes on

Manuscript and duplicated notes
Date: 1880
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 226
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 313 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes

Printed papers

D.5   Pamphlets 1872-83

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 227

'Translations' and 'Précis'issued with Minutes of Proceedings of the R.A. Institution
Date: 1872-83
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 227
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 16 items

D.6   Notebooks containing memoranda, notes, sketches and diagrams, made during Royal Engineers' expeditions 1882-4

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 228-30

Lichfield
Date: Nov. 1882-Feb. 1883
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 228
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 50 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 44-50) are blank.

Lydd and Inchkeith
Date: 1884
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 229
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 37 leaves

Aldershot
Date: 5 June 1884
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 230
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

E   Sudan expedition, 1884-5, and papers relating to the Sudan 1880-91

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 231-5


Notebook
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 231
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 96 leaves

Scope and Content

Contains

(fols. 36-96) are blank

Army measurement book: Repairs to a building at King Town to make it suitable to hold troops
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 232
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 69 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 14-69) are blank.

Army measurement book: Construction of a brick shed
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 233
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 69 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 6-69) are blank.

Manuscript notes and printed papers on Sudanese affairs
Date: 1880-91
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 234
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 107 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes

Army notebook
Date: 1886
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 235
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 41 leaves

Scope and Content

Contains notes on

F   Lushai expedition, 1889-94, with related papers 1887-96

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 236-41


Private correspondence concerning Indian affairs arranged in alphabetical order, Allen - Hildebrand
Date: 1887-96
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 236
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 389 leaves

Scope and Content

Private correspondence as above, Hilliard - Wells, with draft letters from Nathan
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 237
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 296 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 226 to end) draft letters from Nathan.

Miscellaneous dance and theatre programmes and invitations
Date: 1887-91
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 238
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Notebook
Date: 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 239
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes (fol. 1) copies of letters from Nathan to friends in India, 18 July-10 Dec. 1891.

Notebook
Date: 21 July-31 Dec. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 240
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Notebook
Date: 10 Nov. 1891-30 Apr. 1892
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 241
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes

G   Royal Engineers 1894-5

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 242-3


Printed plans and papers concerning education
Date: 1893-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 242
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 166 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes

Manuscript notes and other material chiefly relating to the history of Persia
Date: 1884-94
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 243
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 229 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes

H   Secretary to the Colonial Defence Committee (with some later papers) 1881-98

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 244-7


Notes and papers, manuscript and printed, concerning defence
Date: 1881-94
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 244
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 398 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Notes and papers, manuscript andprinted, concerning defence
Date: 1889-98
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 245
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 255 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Memoranda of interviews
Date: 1896
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 246
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 28 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes interviews with

Notebook of manoeuvres
Date: 1898
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 247
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 112 leaves

I   Sierra Leone 1883-1913

I.1   In-letters 1898-1913

Scope and Content

The letters are arranged in chronological order; the more frequent correspondents are R. L. Antrobus; W. Bradford; N. Gore; F. A. Miller, and R. Welford.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 248-9

Letters
Date: 1898-Aug. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 248
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 449 leaves

Letters and undated correspondence
Date: Sept. 1899-1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 249
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 415 leaves

I.2   Two letter-books of confidential correspondence 1899

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 250-1

Letter-book of confidential correspondence
Date: 27 Mar-29 July. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 250
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 168 pages

Letter-book of confidential correspondence
Date: 30 July-14 Oct. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 251
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 168 pages

I.3   Appointments diary 1899

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 252

Appointments diary
Date: 28 Mar-11 Sept. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 252
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 100 pages

Scope and Content

Many blank pages.

I.4   Notebooks 1885-99

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 253-65

General information on the colony and accounts
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 253
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 41 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Military exercises; accounts
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 254
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Notes on fortifications
Date: 1883-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 255
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

Notes on fortifications
Date: 1885-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 256
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 31 leaves

Notes on fortifications
Date: 1885-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 257
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 40 leaves

General notes
Date: 1886-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 258
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 48 leaves

General notes
Date: 1886-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 259
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

General notes
Date: 1886-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 260
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

General notes
Date: 1887
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 261
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

Miscellaneous memoranda; diagrams of signals and abstract from log-book of the S.S. Opobo
Date: 1887
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 262
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Kit lists and list of personnel
Date: 1 Apr. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 263
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

General notes
Date: 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 264
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

General notes
Date: 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 265
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 107 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 19-100) are blank.

I.5   Field books. Army books containing notes, diagrams, and levels, from surveys of military positions in the colony 1883-86

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 266-71

The field-book of C. S. M. Cameron
Date: 1883
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 266
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 40 leaves

Kortright Hill (Sanitarium site), Abordeen Hill
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 267
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 212 pages

Scope and Content

Maps and plans, pp. 5, 31, 34, 39

(fols. 51-212) are blank.

King Tom Point, Farren Point, Murray Town Hill, Johnson's Battery, Mabala Point
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 268
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 132 pages

Scope and Content

Maps, pp. 3, 34, 48, 85

(fols. 123-32) are blank.

Falconbridge Point
Date: 7 Jan. 1884
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 269
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 32 pages

Scope and Content

(fols. 19-32) are blank.

Maps, pp. 4, 13

Notes on various surveys
Date: 1885-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 270
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 87 leaves

Notes on various surveys
Date: 1885-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 271
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 83 leaves

I.6   Miscellaneous papers 1863-1900

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 272-76

Exercise book of notes and newspaper cuttings concerning Sierra Leone
Date: 1863-85
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 272
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 78 pages

Blue papers
Date: 1885-98
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 273
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprising

Miscellaneous notes and printed papers
Date: 1886-1900
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 274
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 395 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprising

Visitor's book
Date: 28 Mar. 1899-15 Oct. 1899
Shelfmark: MS.Nathan 275
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 168 pages

Cards, invitations, programmes, African steamship passenger lists and photographs of Sierra Leone fortifications
Date: 8 Mar.-11 Oct. 1899
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 276
Language(s) of Material: English

Scope and Content

Comprises

J   Gold Coast 1900-1932

J.1   Notes of Journey from Liverpool to Milan 1900

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 277

Notes & accounts of journey from Liverpool to Milan
Date: 17-26 Sept. 1900
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 277
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 40 leaves

Scope and Content

Many blanks are blank.

J.2   Notebooks, the majority containing notes and sketches and memoranda made during official tours 1900-1904

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 278-89

Kit list
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 278
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 47 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 20-47) are blank.

Sekondi, Accra, and Eastern Akine
Date: 15 Dec. 1900-23 Feb. 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 279
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 56 leaves

Ashanti
Date: 24 Feb. 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 280
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 50 leaves

Axme, Sekondi, Tarkwa, Winneba, Saltpond, Cape Coast, Elmina
Date: 12 Apr-8 Oct. 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 281
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

Cape Coast, Sekondi, Tarkwa, Accra, Akwapim, Poramporam
Date: 3 Nov. 1901-4 May 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 282
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

Accra and Dodowa
Date: 4 Jan-31 July 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 283
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 37-48) are blank.

Cape Coast, Sekondi, Gamtaga, Accra
Date: 18 Feb-7 Mar. 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 284
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 50 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 1) map of the Gold Coast Railway.

Kintampo, Gamtaga, Salaga, Yedji,Akuse, Accra
Date: 9 Mar-13 Apr. 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 285
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

Gambaga
Date: 14 Apr-10 May 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 286
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

General notes and memoranda
Date: 30 May-20 Sept. 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 287
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 34-44) are blank.

Accra, Ada, Knitta, and the journey to England
Date: 25 Nov. 1903-13 Jan. 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 288
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 42 leaves

General notes on administration and travels in the Gold Coast
Date: 15 Dec. 1900-10 Aug. 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 289
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 30 leaves

J.3   Appointments diaries 1901-03

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 290-92

Appointments diary
Date: 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 290
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 383 pages

Appointments diary
Date: 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 291
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 383 pages

Appointments diary
Date: 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 292
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 123 pages

J.4   General correspondence: in-letters 1900-1914

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 293-304

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: May-Dec. 1900
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 293
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 305 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: Jan-June 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 294
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 216 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: July-Dec. 1901
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 295
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: Jan-July 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 296
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 325 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: Aug-Oct. 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 297
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 287 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: Nov-Dec. 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 298
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 255 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: Jan-May. 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 299
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 217 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: June-Dec. 1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 300
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 324 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: Jan-Apr. 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 301
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 257 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: May-Dec. 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 302
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 279 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: 1905-1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 303
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 334 leaves

General correspondence: in-letters
Date: 1908-1914
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 304
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 295 leaves

J.5   Semi-official and private letters Not recorded at time of cataloguing

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 305-11

A
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 305
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 357 leaves

Scope and Content

From R. L. Antrobus, G. H. Armitage, L. R. Arthur.

B-Gra
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 306
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 350 leaves

Scope and Content

From J. H. Batty, H. Bryan, J. B. Gilson, A. R. Graves.

From L. Brandford Griffith.
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 307
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 278 leaves

H-I
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 308
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 228 leaves

Scope and Content

From F. Henderson, G. Hunt, R. A. Irvine.

J-Morel
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 309
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 293 leaves

Scope and Content

From Sir Alfred Jones, G. V. Kemball, W. Low, F. W. H. Migeod, E. D. Morel.

Morris-S
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 310
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 340 leaves

Scope and Content

From A. H. Morris, A. Willoughby Osborne, F. Shelford, D. Stewart.

W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 311
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 248 leaves

Scope and Content

From A. G. Watherston, P. S. Wilkinson.

J.6   Private letter-books 1900-29

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 312-13

Private letter-books
Date: 22 Dec. 1900-28 July 1902
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 312
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 454 pages

Private letter-books
Date: 5 Aug. 1902-29 July. 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 313
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 521 pages

J.7   Miscellaneous correspondence 1901-32

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 314-16

Miscellaneous correspondence
Date: 1901-2
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 314
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 220 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Correspondence with mining companies, arranged in alphabetical order of companies
Date: 7 Aug. 1902-4 May 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 315
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 150 leaves

Correspondence on Gold Coast affairs
Date: 1913-32
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 316
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 174 leaves

J.8   Miscellaneous papers 1898-1907

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 317-21

Miscellaneous papers
Date: 1898-1903
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 317
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 148 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellaneous papers
Date: 1901-03
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 318
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 149 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellaneous papers
Date: 1901-03
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 319
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 220 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Reports to the shareholders of the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation
Date: 1904-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 320
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Programmes and invitations, Ashanti Goldfields Corporation returns cards and visiting cards
Date: 1900-1905
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 321
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

K   Hong Kong 1838-1937

K.1   Notebooks 1904-07

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 322-27

List of kit
Date: 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 322
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 15-49) are blank

Notes
Date: 1 Aug. 1904-13 Dec. 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 323
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Notes, sketches and photographs
Date: 1 Jan. 1905-6 Nov. 1905
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 324
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 57 leaves

Scope and Content

With a map of Hong Kong (fol. 1) and memoranda (fol. 55).

Notes and photographs
Date: 10 Nov. 1905-31 Oct. 1906
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 325
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

Scope and Content

With a map of Hong Kong.

Notes
Date: 24 Jan. 1907-7 Apr. 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 326
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 48 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 15-45) are blank.

Accounts
Date: Jan. 1905-Dec. 1906
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 327
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 49 leaves

K.2   Correspondence 1902-07

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 328-29

'Out' letter book
Date: 19 Aug. 1903-4 July 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 328
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 613 pages

Scope and Content

(p. v) index of addressees.

(p. ci) letters.

many blank pages.

D.O. letters before 29 July, 1904
Date: 13 Aug. 1902-30 Aug. 1904
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 329
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 169 leaves

K.3   Miscellaneous official in-letters 1903-7

Scope and Content

Including letters from Major General Sir Owen Burne, Sir Cecil Clementi, General Hatton, Sir John Jordan, Lt.Colonel Josling, Lt.Colonel Kent, Colonel J. F. Lewis, C. M. Macowald, the Governor of Macao, Sir Gerard Noel, Sir M. Ommanney, Colonel Sir Herbert C. Perrott, Sir Francis Piggott, Sir Ernest Satow, Sir Edward Ward, Sir Pelham Warren and Colonel Western.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 330-339

A-Bra
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 330
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 240 leaves

Bre-C
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 331
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 275 leaves

D-F
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 332
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 242 leaves

G-H
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 333
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 286 leaves

I-L
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 334
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 260 leaves

M-Pia
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 335
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 266 leaves

Pig-Shel
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 336
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 252 leaves

Shep-Y
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 337
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 292 leaves

Correspondence relating to the Hong Kong regatta and Nathan's accident
Date: 1906
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 338
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 185 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 1) the Hong Kong regatta.

(fol. 74) Nathan's accident.

Correspondence relating to guests at Government House
Date: 1903-07
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 339
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 199 leaves

K.4   Personal correspondence Not recorded at time of cataloguing

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 340-42

General Hatton and the family of F. H. May
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 340
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 294 leaves

F. H. May and T. Sercombe Smith
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 341
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 303 leaves

Sir Francis Piggott, James Scott, and Murray Stewart
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 342
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 300 leaves

K.5   Letters from Hong Kong friends 1905-1907

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 343-45

A-H
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 343
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 238 leaves

I-P
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 344
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

R-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 345
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 189 leaves

K.6   Letters from Hong Kong friends, including Dorothy Hastings and family, R. F. Johnston and Lady May 1907-1919

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS.Nathan 346-7

A-H
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 346
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 241 leaves

J-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 347
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 258 leaves

K.7   Miscellaneous correspondence and papers 1838-1937

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 348-53

Semi-official correspondence from Hong Kong acquaintances and institutions
Date: 1914-19
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 348
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 236 leaves

Scope and Content

Chiefly relating to the granting of commissions and other problems arising from the war.

Miscellaneous correspondence
Date: 1931-1937
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 349
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 98 leaves

Scope and Content

Relating to the Universities' China Committee, the Kowloon-Canton Railway, and press cuttings, 1931-37, and letters from Hong Kong friends, including Sir John Simon.

Papers relating to trade and industries
Date: 1898-1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 350A
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 238 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Copies of correspondence
Date: 1904-05
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 350B
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 178 leaves

Scope and Content

Concerning inaccuracies found by Nathan in 'Correspondence on the subject of the salaries of European Civil Servants' in Hong Kong, sent to Nathan at the request of the Chief Justice concerned, Sir Francis Piggott, and a printed copy of the 'Correspondence' and miscellaneous papers relating to Chinese matters including lists of J.Ps, Chinese to be invited to Government House and guests who have stayed at Mountain Lodge, with menus, programmes and visiting cards, 1904-1905.

Letters from friends associated with China
Date: 1838-1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 351
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 177 leaves

Scope and Content

Including letters from Sir Cecil and Lady Clementi, 1924-26, W. G. Blunt, 1926, Dora Gilmour, 1926, A. Goring, 1906 and G. N. Oring, 1921, with other letters and telegrams and drafts of letters from Sir Matthew Nathan, 1925-26, with (fol. 155) letters from officers during the China War, addressed to J. H. Dent of Messrs. Dent and Co. of Canton, 1838-1842; the correspondents include H. Jones, L. Dent and M. Colledge.

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to China and Hong Kong
Date: 1925-35
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 352
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 260 leaves

Scope and Content

Including letters from Hong Kong University, the Daily News, the Universities Bureau of the British Empire, with reports; letters from S. Barton, I. Blunt, E. Burton, W. Chatham, Sir Cecil Clementi, E. A. Franer, the National Constitution Defence Movement (newsletter), the China Association, St. Paul's Institution and the Canossian Institute, the Kowloon-Canton Railway, Sir Reginald F. Johnston, Mr. Looker (questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs), Lady May (Chinese slavery), Netta Franklin, Dr. Shiels (Boxer Indemnity) and Hong Kong University; and reports, minutes and correspondence of the Universities' China Committee, 1925-1931.

Pirated Chinese press publications
Date: 1903-07
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 353
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Comprises

K.8   Volumes showing seating plans and arrangements for dinners at Government House 1904-1907

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 354-55

Seating plans and arrangements for dinners at Government House
Date: 29 July. 1904-25 Jan. 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 354
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 152 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 133-149) are blank.

Seating plans and arrangements for dinners at Government House
Date: 24 Jan. 1907-17 Apr. 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 355
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 145 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 13-145) are blank.

K.9   Visitors' Books 1903-09

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 356-58

Hong Kong
Date: 1903-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 356
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 92 leaves

Hong Kong
Date: 1904-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 357
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 176 leaves

Hong Kong and Natal
Date: 1906-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 358
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 167 leaves

L   Natal 1854-1937

L.1   Notebooks 1907-10

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 359-67

Notes
Date: 2 Sept. 1907-2 Nov. 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 359
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 58 leaves

Scope and Content

At the front is a map of the Natal Government Railways and the programme for the presentation of a civic address on Sir Matthew Nathan's arrival in Pietermaritzburg, 2 Sept. 1907.

Notes showing Nathan's itinerary in Zululand
Date: 4 Nov. 1907-8 Feb. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 360
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 56 leaves

Miscellaneous notes
Date: 8 Feb. 1908-24 Feb. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 361
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

Miscellaneous notes
Date: Mar. 1908-16 Apr. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 362
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 60 leaves

Notes, maps and sketches showing itinerary of tour in Victoria County
Date: 21 Apr-31 May. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 363
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 65 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes (fol. 59) the programme for Lord Selborne's visit to Natal, 1908.

Notes and cuttings
Date: 1 June-8 Nov. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 364
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 64 leaves

Notes, photographs and botanical specimens
Date: 9 Nov. 1908-24 May 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 365
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 70 leaves

Notes and maps
Date: 25 May-28 Nov. 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 366
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Accounts
Date: Oct. 1907-Mar. 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 367
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 44 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 30-44) are blank.

L.2   Letterbook 1907-09

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 368

Letter book containing copies or duplicates of out-letters and telegrams, Natal
Date: 1907-1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 368
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 430 pages

Scope and Content

Index pp. v-li.

L.3   Official letters in alphabetical order of correspondents 1907-09

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 369-78

A-B
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 369
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

C
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 370
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 249 leaves

D-F
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 371
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 223 leaves

G-H
Date: 30 Apr. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 372
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 265 leaves

H-J
Date: 2 May 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 373
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 278 leaves

K-M
Date: 1907
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 374
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 218 leaves

M
Date: 1908-09
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 375
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 280 leaves

N-R
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 376
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 248 leaves

S
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 377
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 250 leaves

T-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 378
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 167 leaves

L.4   Semi-official correspondence 1907-14

Scope and Content

Includes letters from the Pinetown Horticultural Society, Bertie Armstrong, Florence Baker, Louis Botha, Alice Beaumont, Walter Greenacre, Bishop of Natal, Edmund S. Poe, and Sir O'Grady Gubbins.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 379-80

A-G
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 379
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 233 leaves

H-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 380
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

L.5   Miscellaneous private correspondence, papers, and telegrams from Natal friends 1907-1914

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 381-4

Correspondence
Date: 1907-10
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 381
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Correspondence and telegrams
Date: 1907-14
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 382
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 150 leaves

Dinner Book
Date: 24 Sept. 1907-11 Dec. 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 383
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 87 leaves

Miscellaneous invitations and programmes
Date: 1907-09
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 384
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

L.6   Photographs 1908

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 385-89

Album
Date: 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 385
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 25 leaves

Country, cities, and industries in the colony
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 386
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Country, cities, and industries in the colony
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 387
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Country, cities, and industries in the colony
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 388
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Natives; Sir Matthew Nathan and friends
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 389
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

L.7   Minutes of the South African National Convention 1908-9

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 390-92

Minutes of the South African National Convention
Date: 14 Oct-25 Nov. 1908
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 390
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 213 leaves

Minutes of the South African National Convention
Date: 26 Nov. 1908-18 Jan. 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 391
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 204 leaves

Minutes of the South African National Convention
Date: 19 Jan-1 May. 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 392
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 235 leaves

L.8   Miscellaneous letters and papers 1854-1937

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 393-406

Miscellaneous letters and papers concerning the National Convention
Date: 1908-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 393
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Papers
Date: 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 394
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 251 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Papers concerning the South Africa Act
Date: 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 395
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Papers relating to Cape Colony matters
Date: 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 396
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 241 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Correspondence relating to Africa in general
Date: 1909-18
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 397
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 189 leaves

Scope and Content

Including letters from the African World, the London School of Tropical Medicine, the Marchioness of Conyngham, Sir Thomas Hewitt, and others, 1909-18.

Papers, reports and minutes relating to the Mary Kingsley Society and the African Society, founded in her memory
Date: 1900-14
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 398
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 169 leaves

Papers, reports and minutes relating to the Mary Kingsley Society and the African Society, founded in her memory
Date: 1900-20
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 399
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 161 leaves

Miscellaneous letters
Date: 1925-37
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 400
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 220 leaves

Scope and Content

Including correspondence with the Royal African Society and West African acquaintances, with cuttings, 1932-37 and (fol. 201) papers and cuttings relating to Natal, 1925-1930.

Papers relating to native affairs in South Africa
Date: 1854-1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 401
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 281 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellaneous papers
Date: 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 402
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Comprises

Correspondence, notes and memoranda relating to Natal
Date: 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 403
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 244 leaves

Correspondence largely relating to South Africa
Date: 1911-1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 404
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 185 leaves

Scope and Content

Including letters from:

Correspondence largely relating to South Africa
Date: 1917-1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 405
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 169 leaves

Scope and Content

Including letters from:

Letters from South African friends
Date: 1932-1936
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 406
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 195 leaves

Scope and Content

Including:

L.9   General Post Office 1909-1914

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 407-414

L.9.1   Letter book of out-letters 13th August 1909-19th Steptember 1913

L.9.2   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, A-C Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.9.3   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, D-G Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.9.4   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, H-K Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.9.5   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, A. F. King - M Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.9.6   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, N-O Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.9.7   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, P-S Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.9.8   Official correspondence with copies of Nathan's replies, T-W Not recorded at time of cataloguing

L.10   Notebooks 1909-10

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 415-19

Notes and memoranda
Date: 13 Sept-4 Oct. 1909
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 415
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

Notes and memoranda
Date: 7 Jan-26 Sept. 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 416
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 55 leaves

Notes and memoranda
Date: 16 Aug-5 Oct. 1910
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 417
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

Memoranda
Date: 28 Oct. 1910-1 June. 1911
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 418
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

Estimates of G.P.O. services
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 419
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 27 leaves

M   Pacific Cable Board, seven volumes of minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed 1910-1915

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 420-26


Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: 1910-11
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 420
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 294 leaves

Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: Jan-July 1912
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 421
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 314 leaves

Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: Aug-Dec. 1912
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 422
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: Jan-June. 1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 423
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 259 leaves

Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: July-Dec. 1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 424
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: Jan-June. 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 425
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 241 leaves

Minutes, letters, reports, accounts, and general notes; manuscript, typescript and printed
Date: July-Dec. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 426
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 243 leaves

N   Board of Inland Revenue 1911-1914

N.1   Out-letters 1911-13

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 427-8

Out-letters
Date: 11 Aug. 1911-27 Mar. 1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 427
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 401 pages

Scope and Content

Chiefly typed copies pasted into a volume.

Out-letters
Date: 1 Apr-18 Sept. 1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 428
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 325 pages

Scope and Content

Chiefly typed copies pasted into a volume.

N.2   Memoranda of interviews 1911-14

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 429

Memoranda of interviews
Date: 1911-1914
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 429
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 346 leaves

Scope and Content

Index fols. iv-ix.

N.3   Official correspondence 1911-1914

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 430-38

A-B
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 430
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 186 leaves

C
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 431
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

D-G
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 432
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 276 leaves

Ha-Hi
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 433
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 256 leaves

Ho-K
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 434
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 262 leaves

L-M
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 435
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 291 leaves

N-R
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 436
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 251 leaves

S
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 437
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 254 leaves

T-V
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 438
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 225 leaves

N.4   Notebook 1911-14

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 439

Notebook containing notes and memoranda
Date: 31 July 1911-23 Sept. 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 439
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

O   Committee on Transfer of Stamp Manufacture and Distribution 1911-1914

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 440


Letters, rules and orders (typescript and printed), minutes of evidence, reports
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 440
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 500 leaves

P   Royal Commission on the Civil Service 1912

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 441-2


Notes for evidence given by Nathan as Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue to the Commission
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 441
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 174) proofs of the printed report of his examination.

Petitions to the Commission
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 442
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 232 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Q   Committee on Crown Employment as Affected by The National Insurance Act 1912-1916

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 443-4


First and second reports of the Committee, with related notes and drafts
Date: 1912
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 443
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 232 leaves

Third report, with related notes, drafts and correspondence
Date: 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 444
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 246 leaves

R   Inland Revenue Vote 1913

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 445


Notes and reports on revenue departments
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 445
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 231 leaves

Scope and Content

At fol. 120 Hansard report of the debate on the Vote is inserted.

S   Committee on The Civil Employment of Ex-soldiers 1913-19

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 446-7


Papers relating to the committee
Date: 1913-15
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 446
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 272 leaves

Scope and Content

Including draft reports, minutes of evidence, lists of posts available in Government departments, a summary of remarks and suggestions and employment statistics.

Correspondence and the final report of the committee
Date: 1914-19
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 447
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 195 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

T   Ireland 1891-16

T.1   Letters from Lord Lieutenant and Chief Secretary 1914-16

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 448-9

Letters from Lord Lieutenant and Private Secretary
Date: 1914-16
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 448
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 286 leaves

Scope and Content

The Lords Lieutenant are 1906-15, John Campbell Gordon, Marquis of Aberdeen, and 1915-18, Sir Ivor Churchill Guest, Viscount Wimborne.

Letters from A[ugustine] B[irrell]
Date: 1914-16
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 449
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 372 leaves

T.2   In-letters arranged in alphabetical order of correspondents Not recorded at time of cataloguing

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 450-61

A-B
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 450
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 235 leaves

C-Di
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 451
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 319 leaves

Do-F
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 452
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 339 leaves

G
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 453
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 318 leaves

H
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 454
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 215 leaves

J-L
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 455
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 318 leaves

M
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 456
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 295 leaves

A. P. Magill
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 457
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 366 leaves

Constance Heppell Marr
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 458
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

N-O
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 459
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 426 leaves

P-R
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 460
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 260 leaves

S-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 461
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 332 leaves

T.3   Out-letters: chronologically arranged in letter-books 1914-16

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 462-66

Out-letters
Date: Sept. 1914-Mar. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 462
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 726 leaves

Out-letters
Date: Apr-June. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 463
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 542 leaves

Out-letters
Date: July-Sept. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 464
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 534 leaves

Out-letters
Date: Oct-Dec. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 465
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 606 leaves

Out-letters
Date: Jan-June. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 466
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 896 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 807-896) are blank.

T.4   Memoranda of interviews 1914-16

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 467-9

Memoranda of interviews
Date: Oct. 1914-Mar. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 467
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 218 leaves

Memoranda of interviews
Date: Apr-Sept. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 468
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 316 leaves

Memoranda of interviews
Date: Oct. 1915-May. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 469
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 410 leaves

T.5   Notebooks 1914-16

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 470-2

Notebooks
Date: 12 Oct-31 Dec. 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 470
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 26) list of suspects.

(fols. 42-51) are blank.

Notebooks
Date: 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 471
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 43 leaves

Notebook
Date: 1 Jan-5 May. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 472
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 50 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 30-50) are blank.

T.6   Notes, manuscript and printed, and papers relating to Irish affairs 1891-1915

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 473-75

Government of Ireland Bill
Date: 1891-1913
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 473
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 543 leaves

Committee of public accounts; Irish votes
Date: 1914-15
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 474
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 151 leaves

Committee on retrenchment in public expenditure
Date: 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 475
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 537 leaves

T.7   "Rebellion in Ireland". Correspondence and notes arranged in diary form 1916

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 476-8

Correspondence and notes arranged in diary form
Date: 24-9 Apr. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 476
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 696 leaves

Correspondence and notes arranged in diary form
Date: 30 Apr-5 May 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 477
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 384 leaves

Scope and Content

The Royal Commission on the Rising.

Documents for the Commission; the report
Date: 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 478
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 418 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 352) May-June 1916.

T.8   Miscellaneous 1915

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 479

Visiting cards and a copy of The Suffragette
Date: 16 Apr. 1915
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 479
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

U   London Defences 1916

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 480-1


Notebook
Date: 12 June-11 Nov. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 480
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 109 pages

Work for volunteers; notes, reports and correspondence
Date: 12 June-11 Nov. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 481
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 158 leaves

V   Ministry of Pensions 1916-1919

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 482-91


Notes
Date: 13 Nov.-17 Dec. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 482
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

Notes
Date: 18 Dec. 1916-28 Jan. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 483
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

Notes and memoranda
Date: 29 Jan-15 Mar. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 484
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

Notes and memoranda
Date: 16 Mar.-15 May. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 485
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

Notes and memoranda
Date: 16 May-20 Aug. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 486
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 54 leaves

Notes and memoranda
Date: 21 Aug.-5 Dec. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 487
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 54 leaves

Notes
Date: 7 Nov. 1917-25 Mar. 1918
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 488
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

Notes
Date: 21 Aug-20 Sept. 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 489
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 54 leaves

Notes on women in industry
Date: 1 Aug-18 Nov. 1918
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 490
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 41 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 25-41) are blank.

Notes on walking tour
Date: 21 May-14 June. 1919
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 491
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 45 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 8) photographs of Nathan.

W   Special Grants Committee 1917-1920

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 492-3


Minutes and papers of the Special Grants Committee
Date: 3 Sept. 1917-19 Dec. 1919
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 492
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 269 leaves

Scope and Content

Chiefly duplicates.

Minutes and papers of the Special Grants Committee
Date: 20 Feb. 1919-1 Oct. 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 493
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 273 leaves

Scope and Content

Chiefly duplicates.

(fol. 224) memoranda of interviews mainly in connection with childrens' care, 1920.

X   Oversea Settlement Committee 1919-1920

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 494-5


Agenda and minutes of the Oversea Settlement Joint Committee
Date: Aug. 1919-June. 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 494
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 247 leaves

Miscellaneous papers relating to the Oversea Settlement Joint Committee
Date: 1919-20
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 495
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 82 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Y   Queensland 1920-1938

Y.1   Journey out 1920

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 496

Correspondence and papers relating to preparations for journey to Queensland
Date: 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 496
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 90 leaves

Y.2   Note books, chiefly relating to Nathan's tours in Queensland 1920-26

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 497-515

Miscellaneous notes
Date: 21 May. 1920-25 Jan. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 497
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 59 leaves

Notes on tours
Date: 22 May-5 July. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 498
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 44 leaves

Scope and Content

Photographs at fols. 13 and 14.

Miscellaneous notes
Date: 6 July-31 July. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 499
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 71 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 49-64) are blank.

Notes on tours
Date: 1 Aug-28 Oct. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 500
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

Notes on tours
Date: 29 Oct. 1921-15 June. 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 501
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 75 leaves

Notes on tours, speeches and statistics, cuttings and timetables
Date: 16 June-31 Dec. 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 502
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 110 leaves

Notes on speeches, itineraries and programmes, with cuttings
Date: 1 Jan-30 June. 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 503
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 98 leaves

Notes, cuttings and programmes
Date: 1 July-31 Dec. 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 504
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 97 leaves

Notes and cuttings
Date: 1 Jan-24 May. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 505
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 102 leaves

Notes and cuttings
Date: 25 May-21 Aug. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 506
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 85 leaves

Notes and cuttings
Date: 22 Aug-31 Dec. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 507
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 83 leaves

Notes, cuttings and programmes
Date: 1 Jan-30 Apr. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 508
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 100 leaves

Notes
Date: 1 May-3 June. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 509
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 98 leaves

Notes and cuttings
Date: 4 June-20 Sept. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 510
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 124 leaves

Scope and Content

Loose notes on the towns visited, 1921-24, at (fols. 115-122).

Notes on programmes and speeches, maps and cuttings
Date: 21 Sept-26 Oct. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 511
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 109 leaves

List of clothes, pictures, books and other possessions of Nathan
Date: 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 512
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 38 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 22-38) are blank.

Notes, maps, and itineraries of his tours in New South Wales, 10-25 Mar. 1924, and journey to Victoria, 26 Mar.-7 Apr. 1924
Date: 10-Mar. 1924-7 Apr. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 513
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 104 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 70-104) are blank.

Notes, memoranda and souvenirs of the journey from Queensland to England
Date: 27 Oct. 1925-16 Feb. 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 514
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 53 leaves

Notes and souvenirs of the journey from Queensland to England
Date: 17 Feb-10 May. 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 515
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 88 leaves

Y.3   In-letters, arranged chronologically. Each volume has an alphabetical index of correspondents, and a chronological index of subjects 1921-25

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 516-27

In-letters
Date: 8 June. 1920-30 Dec. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 516
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 398 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June. 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 517
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 330 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fol. 236a) letter from Dame Nellie Melba, 9 May 1922.

In-letters
Date: 1 July-31 Dec. 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 518
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 497 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June. 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 519
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 645 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 July-30 Sept. 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 520
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 450 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Oct-31 Dec. 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 521
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 453 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Jan-31 Mar. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 522
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 372 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Apr-30 June. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 523
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 335 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fol. 202) letter from Dame Nellie Melba, n.d.

In-letters
Date: 1 July-30 Sept. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 524
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 374 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Oct-31 Dec. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 525
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 303 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 526
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 581 leaves

In-letters
Date: 1 July-24 Oct. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 527
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 559 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fol. 285) letter from Sir R. Baden-Powell, 24 Aug. 1925.

Y.4   Out-letters. Nine letter-books; each with an alphabetical index of correspondents, and a chronological index of subjects 1920-5

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 528-36

Out-letters
Date: 28 July. 1920-22 Dec. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 528
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 214 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fol. 187) letter to Winston Churchill, 2 Dec. 1921.

Out-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June. 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 529
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 340 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fol. 40) report to the King on Queensland affairs, 3 Mar. 1922.

Out-letters
Date: 1 July-31 Dec. 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 530
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 337 leaves

Out-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 531
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 434 leaves

Out-letters
Date: 1 July-31 Dec. 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 532
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 740 leaves

Out-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 533
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 608 leaves

Out-letters
Date: 1 July-31 Dec. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 534
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 564 leaves

Out-letters
Date: 1 Jan-30 June. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 535
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 388 leaves

Out-letters
Date: 1 July-23 Oct. 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 536
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 485 leaves

Y.5   Miscellaneous papers 1920-25

Miscellaneous papers
Date: 1920-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 537
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 837 leaves

Scope and Content

A few letters received, copies of letters despatched, press cuttings, statistics; and (fol. 830) a glossary of Australian words.

Notes for speeches and correspondence concerning his journey to Queensland
Date: 1920-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 538
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 201 leaves

Miscellaneous semi-official correspondence from firms and societies
Date: 1922-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 539A
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 242 leaves

Miscellaneous semi-official correspondence from firms and societies
Date: 1925-31
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 539B
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 232 leaves

Official and semi-official correspondence
Date: 1925-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 540
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Correspondence from clubs, societies and charities
Date: 1922-8
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 541
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 268 leaves

Scope and Content

Including the Queensland Institute of Surveyors, the Royal Geographical Society of Australia and the University of Queensland.

Correspondence relating to personal cases
Date: 1926-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 542
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 161 leaves

Correspondence relating to personal cases
Date: 1926-32
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 543
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 181 leaves

Scope and Content

(fol. 145) letters from ministers, officers and departments, 1926-1932.

Y.6   Private correspondence in alphabetical sequence 1922-5

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 544-46

A-F
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 544
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 204 leaves

G-M
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 545
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 224 leaves

N-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 546
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 178 leaves

Y.7   Private correspondence by individual correspondents 1925

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 547-54

Archer-Conolly
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 547
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 237 leaves

Cunningham-Falkner
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 548
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 263 leaves

Forrest-McConnell
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 549
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 261 leaves

McDonnell-McPhie
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 550
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 281 leaves

Munro-Rogers
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 551
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 279 leaves

Rogerson-Stradbroke
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 552
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 243 leaves

Tutton-Walsh
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 553
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 190 leaves

White. Also New Year and birthday greetings
Date: 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 554
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 218 leaves

Y.8   Letters from Australian friends 1926-32

Y.8.1   Alphabetical Not recorded at time of cataloguing

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 555-6

A-Mo
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 555
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 265 leaves

Mu-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 556
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 282 leaves

Y.8.2   Alphabetical 1928-9

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 557-9

A-Hall
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 557
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 227 leaves

Heath-Robinson
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 558
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 232 leaves

Rogers-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 559
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 201 leaves

Y.8.3   Alphabetical 1930-31

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 560-2

A-Raymond
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 560
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 231 leaves

Rigby-W
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 561
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 224 leaves

Letters from Australian friends
Date: 1932
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 562
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 138 leaves

Y.9   Letters from Australian friends, and miscellaneous correspondence relating to Queensland 1933-5

Scope and Content

Includes letters from Ruth Fairfax, Hector Dunning, the Bishop of Queensland and other friends: letters from ministers and departments, business and charity letters, correspondence from the Queensland Surveyors' Institution, the Queensland Country Women's Association and the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 563-64

A-M
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 563
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 277 leaves

N-W and miscellaneous correspondence
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 564
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 282 leaves

Y.10   Letters from Australian friends, and from ministers and departments 1936-38

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 565-66

Letters from Australian friends, and from ministers and departments
Date: 1936-37
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 565
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 280 leaves

Letters from Australian friends, and from ministers and departments
Date: 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 566
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 123 leaves

Y.11   Memoranda of interviews 1920-1924

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 567

Memoranda of interviews
Date: 19 July. 1920-6 Mar. 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 567
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 247 leaves

Y.12   Reports on affairs of Queensland 1920-4

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 568-9

Reports on affairs of Queensland
Date: 1920-22
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 568
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 263 leaves

Reports on affairs of Queensland
Date: 1923-4
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 569
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 469 leaves

Y.13   Speeches and addresses: each volume has a chronological index of subjects 1920-5

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 570-74

Speeches and addresses
Date: 16 July. 1920-15 Dec. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 570
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 425 leaves

Speeches and addresses
Date: 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 571
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 589 leaves

Speeches and addresses
Date: 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 572
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 509 leaves

Speeches and addresses
Date: 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 573
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 506 leaves

Speeches and addresses
Date: 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 574
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 380 leaves

Y.14   University of Queensland 1920-1931

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 575-6

Agenda of the University of Queensland
Date: 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 575
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 186 leaves

Papers and correspondence relating to the University of Queensland
Date: 1920-31
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 576
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 166 leaves

Y.15   Papers and correspondence relating to Queensland Women's Associations 1922-32

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 577-79

Papers and correspondence relating to Queensland Women's Associations
Date: 1922-5
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 577
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 222 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Minutes, agenda, reports and correspondence of the Country Women's Association
Date: 1922-1932
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 578
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Correspondence, and miscellaneous papers
Date: 1925-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 579
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 191 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Y.16   Papers and correspondence relating to the Town Planning Association of Queensland 1922-31

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 580-81

Reports, minutes, agenda and lectures
Date: 1922-3
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 580
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 261 leaves

Papers and correspondence relating to the Town Planning Association of Queensland
Date: 1924-31
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 581
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 246 leaves

Scope and Content

Also circulars and reports of the Queensland Institute of Surveyors, Inc., 1928-31.

Y.17   Miscellaneous papers 1921-38

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 582-4

Newspaper cuttings relating to Queensland
Date: 1921-32
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 582
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

Miscellaneous Australian papers
Date: 1929-38
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 583
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 212 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscllaneous papers
Date: 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 584
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Comprises

Z   Committee on Geophysical Surveying 1924-1930

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 585-7


Papers relating to the Committee of Civil Research sub-committee on Geophysical Surveying
Date: 1927-1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 585
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 264 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellaneous papers relating to the sub-committee on Geophysical surveying
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 586
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 227 leaves

Scope and Content

Including cuttings and articles on prospecting methods, parliamentary debates, mining, and other related subjects.

Miscellaneous pamphlets on Geophysical Surveying
Date: 1924-1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 587
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 7 items

Scope and Content

Printed.

AA   Advisory Committee on Rubber 1903-1930

AA.1   Correspondence 1921-1928

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 588-89

Correspondence
Date: 7 Mar. 1921-27 May. 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 588
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 259 leaves

Correspondence
Date: 8 June 1927-7 June. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 589
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 275 leaves

AA.2   Weekly reports on rubber 1926-7

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 590-91

Reports
Date: 1926-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 590
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 222 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Reports
Date: 1926-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 591
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 228 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

AA.3   Miscellaneous papers 1903-30

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 592-99

Papers and reports concerning Rubber Restriction and Cultivation
Date: 1903-28
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 592
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 241 leaves

Miscellaneous pamphlets
Date: 1921-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 593
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 17 items

Scope and Content

Printed.

Miscellaneous pamphlets
Date: 1921-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 594
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 11 items

Scope and Content

Printed.

Miscellaneous pamphlets
Date: 1921-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 595
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 18 items

Scope and Content

Printed.

22 copies of the Rubber Quarterly
Date: 15 Nov. 1924-15 Feb. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 596
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Printed.

Newspaper cuttings relating to rubber
Date: 1926-7
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 597
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 115 leaves

Newspaper cuttings relating to rubber
Date: 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 598
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 158 leaves

Newspaper cuttings relating to rubber. Ceylon rubber
Date: 1927-8
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 599
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 155 leaves

AB   Commission on the Constitution of Ceylon 1927-1937

AB.1   Notebooks containing notes on the Ceylon Constitution Commission, and private business 1927-8

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 600-01

Notebooks
Date: 1 Aug-18 Nov. 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 600
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 158 leaves

Notebooks
Date: 19 Nov. 1927-28 Feb. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 601
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 71 leaves

AB.2   Evidence given by witnesses before the Committee for the Ceylon Constitution, numbers 1-142, with index Nov. 1927-Mar. 1928

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 602-12

Numbers: 1-5
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 602
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Numbers: 6-14
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 603
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

Numbers: 15-27
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 604
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 192 leaves

Numbers: 28-33
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 605
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 190 leaves

Numbers: 34-50
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 606
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 254 leaves

Numbers: 51-73
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 607
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 277 leaves

Numbers: 74-94
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 608
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 277 leaves

Numbers: 95-106
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 609
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 253 leaves

Numbers: 107-122
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 610
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 315 leaves

Numbers: 123-137
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 611
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 300 leaves

Numbers: 138-142 and index
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 612
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 251 leaves

AB.3   Notes on the evidence 1927-8

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 613-14

Notes on the evidence
Date: 22 Nov-19 Dec. 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 613
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 182 leaves

Notes on the evidence
Date: 20 Dec. 1927-14 Jan. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 614
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 145 leaves

AB.4   Special Commission circulations, in an incomplete series 14 Sept. 1927-Mar. 1928

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 615-20

Numbers 1-74
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 615
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Numbers 75-135
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 616
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Numbers 136-195
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 617
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 220 leaves

Numbers 198-208
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 618
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 204 leaves

Numbers 209-297
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 619
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 226 leaves

Numbers 298-335
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 620
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 236 leaves

AB.5   Miscellaneous papers 1927-37

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Nathan 621-31

Notes and memoranda of the committee
Date: 1927-28
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 621
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 284 leaves

Miscellaneous papers relating to Ceylon
Date: 1929-32
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 622
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 258 leaves

Scope and Content

Including extracts from parliamentary debates, press cuttings, 1930-32, and correspondence, 1929-32 with miscellaneous papers relating to the committee, including notes, terms of reference, notes on local government and other subjects.

Miscellaneous papers of the committee
Date: 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 623
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 119 leaves

Scope and Content

Including lists of papers circulated, and programmes, reference papers, papers relating to Sir Matthew Nathan's tour of Ceylon in Dec. 1927 and information on the working of the Queensland constitution, 1927, sent by the Chief Secretary.

Schemes for the constitution by Sir Geoffrey Butler
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 624
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Scope and Content

With his memorandum and amendments, by F. C. Clutterbuck, Lord Donoughmore, and Dr. Drummond Shiels (draft).

Sir Matthew Nathan's scheme
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 625
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 280 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

The draft report of the special commission on the Ceylon Constitution
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 626
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 228 leaves

Scope and Content

With duplicates of the introduction and chapter II.

The Report of the Special Commission on the Ceylon Constitution
Date: 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 627
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 152 leaves

'Demi-official' correspondence relating to the Commission
Date: 6 July 1927-30 Mar. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 628
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

'Demi-official' correspondence relating to the Commission
Date: 4 Apr. 1928-13 Feb. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 629
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 166 leaves

Private and semi-official correspondence and miscellaneous papers
Date: 1929-37
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 630
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellanea
Date: 1927-8
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 631
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Including Cingalese bills (Dec. 1927-Jan. 1928), visiting cards, Christmas cards, 1927, invitations and programmes, Nov. 1927-Jan. 1928, photographs and papers relating to Nathan's return journey from Ceylon, 1928.

AC   Civil Research Committee and Barrier Reef Expedition 1897-1938

AC.1   Statements of the expedition and minutes of the meetings of the Barrier Reef Committee, and related papers 1913-1938

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 632-6

Statements of the expedition and minutes of the meetings of the Barrier Reef Committee, and related papers
Date: Aug. 1925-Mar. 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 632
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 262 leaves

Statements of the expedition and minutes of the meetings of the Barrier Reef Committee, and related papers
Date: July. 1931-July. 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 633
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 244 leaves

Correspondence of the British Association, 24 May-10 Oct. 1927 with minutes of the Great Barrier Reef Committee
Date: 23 Jan. 1927-24 Sept. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 634
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 204 leaves

Scope and Content

Also miscellaneous papers including information about pearl fisheries, a survey of marine resources in California and reports of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Correspondence, memoranda and reports of the Great Barrier Reef sub-committee of the committee of Civil Research
Date: 4 Aug. 1926-5 May. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 635
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 171 leaves

Newspaper cuttings relating to the Barrier Reef Expedition
Date: 1913-31
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 636
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 103 leaves

AC.2   Correspondence relating to the Great Barrier Reef 1924-1931

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 637-40

Correspondence relating to the Great Barrier Reef
Date: 27 Mar. 1924-30 July. 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 637
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 255 leaves

Correspondence relating to the Great Barrier Reef
Date: 3 Aug. 1927-11 Apr. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 638
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 258 leaves

Correspondence relating to the Great Barrier Reef
Date: 12 Apr. 1928-18 Mar. 1929
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 639
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 251 leaves

Correspondence relating to the Great Barrier Reef
Date: 19 Mar. 1929-21 Nov. 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 640
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 216 leaves

AC.3   Miscellaneous papers 1897-1930

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 641-4

Papers relating to Pacific Oceanography
Date: 1926-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 641
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 280 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes reports of:

The Australian Zoologist
Date: Apr. 1926-Aug. 1929
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 642
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 5 items

Scope and Content

Printed.

Miscellaneous pamphlets and papers
Date: 1923-30
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 643
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 31 items

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellaneous pamphlets, articles and printed reports on subjects relating to the Great Barrier Reef
Date: 1897-1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 644
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 57 items

AD   City of Westminster Health Society 1921-1930

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 645-47


Correspondence and memoranda of the City of Westminster Health Society, concerning Maternity and Child Welfare Centres
Date: June. 1921-Apr. 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 645
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Correspondence and memoranda of the City of Westminster Health Society, concerning Maternity and Child Welfare Centres
Date: May. 1927-22 Feb. 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 646
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 188 leaves

Correspondence and memoranda of the City of Westminster Health Society, concerning Maternity and Child Welfare Centres
Date: 25 Feb. 1928-19 Feb. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 647
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

AE   Irrigation Research Committee 1920-1930

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 648-56


Correspondence
Date: 13 Apr. 1928-20 June. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 648
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 127 leaves

Minutes of meetings, notices and agenda
Date: 8 May. 1928-9 Apr. 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 649
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 227 leaves

Scope and Content

Draft reports, 1929-30, newspaper cuttings 1928-30, reports, Nov. 1929, Jan. and Mar. 1930; copy of a Treasury minute concerning the Economic Advisory Council, Jan. 1930.

Report of the Economic Advisory Council to the Irrigation Research Committee
Date: 15 May 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 650
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 179 leaves

Scope and Content

Copies numbered 67, 69-71, 73-77.

Replies to questionnaire sent out by the Committee
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 651
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 137 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Replies from the Punjab, Ceylon, the Federated Malay States, Gilbert and Ellice Islands, Australia, Fiji and New Zealand, numbers 30A-36
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 652
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 187 leaves

Evidence, in an incomplete series. Numbers 3-2
Date: 1928-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 653
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 245 leaves

Evidence, in an incomplete series. Numbers 21-76
Date: 1928-9
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 654
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 229 leaves

Papers and maps relating to Australian Irrigation
Date: 1920-1927
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 655
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 156 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

Miscellaneous pamphlets relating to irrigation
Date: 1921-29
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 656
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 12 items

Scope and Content

Printed.

AF   Miscellaneous Papers 1874-1939

AF.1   Speeches, addresses, and reviews 1910-36

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 657-59

Speeches, addresses, and reviews
Date: 1910-20
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 657
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 132 leaves

Speeches, addresses, and reviews
Date: 1926-30
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 658
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 303 leaves

Speeches, addresses, and reviews
Date: 1931-6
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 659
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 351 leaves

AF.2   List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan, with occasional summaries and criticisms 1885-97

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 660-65

List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan
Date: 1 May. 1885-8 Nov. 1889
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 660
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 60 leaves

List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan
Date: 10 Nov. 1889-23 Nov. 1891
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 661
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 50 leaves

List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan
Date: 16 Nov. 1891-17 Dec. 1893
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 662
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan
Date: 1 Jan-25 Dec. 1894
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 663
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan
Date: 12 Jan-31 Dec. 1895
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 664
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

List of books read by Sir Matthew Nathan
Date: 24 Apr. 1896-29 Dec. 1897
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 665
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 54 leaves

AF.3   Other papers 1723-1939

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Nathan 666-71

Accounts
Date: Oct. 1914-May. 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 666
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 137 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 39-137) are blank.

Investments, subscriptions, and insurance
Date: 1911-1939
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 667
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 128 pages

Scope and Content

(fols. 71-128) are blank.

Autograph book
Date: 1909-12
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 668
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 80 leaves

Exercise book containing pressed flowers
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 669
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 41 leaves

Miscellaneous
Date: 1874-1926
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 670
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Comprises

School book of Thomas Deering, containing school exercises, accounts and notes
Date: 1723
Shelfmark: MS. Nathan 671
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 163 leaves


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