Lady Beatrix Maud Palmer (d 1950), née Gascoyne-Cecil, was wife of the 2nd Earl of Selborne. Sir Patrick Duncan (1870-1943) was a South African Statesman and Governor General. Details for Sir Patrick Duncan are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Microfilms of letters from Lady Maud Selborne to Sir Patrick Duncan, 1907-43.
The microfilms were given to the Library by the University of Cape Town Libraries, 1975 and 1976.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/).Existence/Location of Originals
The originals are located in University of Cape Town Libraries (Patrick Duncan papers BC294 D.4.1.1.-D5.31.8 and G-J).
A description is available in the Library.
The Sir Patrick Duncan papers presented to the University of Cape Town Libraries by the Duncan family : a revised list ([Cape Town] : University of Cape Town Libraries, 1975).Related Units of Description
The Library also holds a microfilm of letters from Duncan to Lady Selborne (MS. Film 1396).
Duncan | Patrick | 1870-1943 | Sir | Knight, South African Statesman, and Governor General
Palmer | Beatrix Maud | d 1950 | Lady | wife of 2nd Earl of Selborne
Great Britain | Colonies | South Africa | Administration | 20th century
South Africa | Politics and government | 1909-1948