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Collection Level Description: Letters to Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 271-2
Title: Letters to Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton
Dates of Creation: 1911-66
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton (1888-1967) was a poet, writer and civil servant. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Letters to Sir George Rostrevor Hamilon, with a few to his wife, Marion Hermine, arranged alphabetically.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library by Lady Hamilton in 1969.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41321-2.

Access Points

Hamilton | Sir | George Rostrevor | 1888-1967 | Knight, Poet, Writer, and Civil Servant

Hamilton | Marion Hermine | fl 1911-1969 | wife of Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton

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