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Collection Level Description: Papers of James Ian Macpherson, 1st Baron Strathcarron

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 490-2, d. 309
Title: Papers of James Ian Macpherson, 1st Baron Strathcarron
Dates of Creation: 1913-37
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

James Ian Macpherson, 1st Baron Strathcarron (1880-1937) was a politician. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous correspondence and papers of James Ian Macpherson, including papers relating to his Chief Secretaryship for Ireland, and his representation in parliament of the constituency of Ross and Cromarty.

These manuscripts and printed papers, which include many copies of Macpherson's and his private secretaries' own letters, are all that are known to remain of Macpherson's papers, the bulk of which were destroyed by bombing during the Second World War.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by the 2nd Baron Strathcarron in 1971.

Access Conditions

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Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Macpherson | James Ian | 1880-1937 | 1st Baron Strathcarron | politician

Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century

Ireland | History | 1910-1921


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