Archive of W. W. Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan

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Archive of W. W. Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan

1925-1937

Abstract:
Papers of W. W. Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan (1860-1942).

Extent: 1.35 Linear meters, 9 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 2361-2368; d. 2101

Biographical History

William Warrender Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan (1860-1942) was a lawyer and industrial arbitrator. He was chairman of numerous Royal Commissions, including the Royal Commission on Newfoundland, 1933, and Secretary of State for Air, 1930-1. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Mackenzie's papers consist of general correspondence, 1925-37; correspondence relating to the Royal Commission on Newfoundland, 1933, with letters relating to Newfoundland affairs, 1934-7; and a desk diary for 1933.

Acquisition

The papers were bought from B.W.S. Mackenzie's executors in 1990.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2361, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Mackenzie | William Warrender | 1860-1942 | 1st Baron Amulree | statesman

Corporate name(s) (NCA Rules)

Royal Commission on Newfoundland

Place name(s) (NCA Rules)

Newfoundland

Subject(s)

19th century
20th century
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century

Descriptive List

General correspondence, with drafts of some letters by Lord Amulree
Date: 1925-1928
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2361
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 250 leaves

General correspondence, with drafts of some letters by Lord Amulree
Date: 1929-1930
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2362
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 277 leaves

General correspondence, with drafts of some letters by Lord Amulree
Date: 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2363
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 331 leaves

General correspondence, with drafts of some letters by Lord Amulree
Date: 1932
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2364
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 237 leaves

General correspondence, with drafts of some letters by Lord Amulree
Date: 1933-1934
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2365
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 227 leaves

General correspondence, with drafts of some letters by Lord Amulree
Date: 1935-1937
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2366
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 103 leaves

Correspondence relating to the Royal Commission on Newfoundland
Date: Feb-Aug 1933
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2367
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 191 leaves

Correspondence relating to the Royal Commission on Newfoundland
Date: Sep-Dec 1933, 1934-1937
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2368
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 232 leaves

Scope and Content

With letters relating to Newfoundland affairs, 1934-1937.

Desk diary for inscribed '1933 Newfoundland notes'
Date: 1933
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2101
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 54 leaves

Scope and Content

Contains notes of evidence and of interviews, with (fols. 46-50) conclusions by Lord Amulree.


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