Collection Level Description: Papers of Sir Matthew Nathan, KCMG 1868-1939

Reference: MSS. Nathan 1-671
Title: Papers of Sir Matthew Nathan, KCMG 1868-1939
Dates of Creation: 1868-1939
Extent: 671 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939) was a soldier and civil servant. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

The papers are arranged chronologically in the following sections corresponding to Nathan's career:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1961 by Mr E.J. Nathan.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Some private correspondence is reserved from use and has consequently been omitted from the catalogue.

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full catalogue (without an index) is available in the Library.

Access Points

Civil service

Nathan | Matthew | 1862-1939 | Sir | Knight Lieutenant Colonel Colonial Governor

Great Britain and Ireland | Board of Inland Revenue

City of Westminster Health Society

Great Britain and Ireland | Civil Research Committee

Great Britain and Ireland | Colonial Defence Committee

Great Britain and Ireland | General Post Office

Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Irrigation Research Committee

Great Britain and Ireland | Ministry of Pensions

Great Britain and Ireland | Oversea Settlement Committee

Great Britain and Ireland | Pacific Cable Board

Great Britain and Ireland | Royal Commission on the Civil Service

Great Britain and Ireland | Army | Royal Engineers

Royal Engineers' School | Chatham (England)

Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Colonial Office | Special Commission on the Constitution of Ceylon

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

Great Britain | Colonies | Gold Coast | Administration | 20th century

Great Britain | Colonies | Hong Kong | Administration | 20th century

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

Great Britain | Colonies | Sierra Leone | Administration | 19th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 19th century

Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century

Ireland | History | 1910-1921

Sudan | History | 1881-1899

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