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Collection Level Description: Papers of Mary Elliot, Countess of Minto

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. b. 213, c. 465-6, d. 283-5, e. 227-9
Title: Papers of Mary Elliot, Countess of Minto
Dates of Creation: 1905-52
Extent: 9 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Mary Caroline Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (1858-1940) was Extra Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary and wife of the 4th Earl of Minto.

Scope and Content

Papers of Mary Elliot, mainly concerning Lord Minto as Viceroy of India, 1905-10.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred from the Indian Institute Library in 1968.

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Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39655-63.

Access Points

Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound | Gilbert John | 1845-1914 | 4th Earl of Minto | Viceroy of India

Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound | Mary Caroline | 1858-1940 | Extra Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary, wife of 4th Earl of Minto

Great Britain | Colonies | India | Administration | 20th century

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