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Collection Level Description: Papers of W.W. Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 2361-8, d. 2101
Title: Papers of W.W. Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan
Dates of Creation: 1925-37
Extent: 9 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/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 consister 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.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were deposited by B.W.S. Mackenzie, 2nd Baron Amulree, in 1970.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Access Conditions

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Access Points

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

Royal Commission on Newfoundland

Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century

Newfoundland


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