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Butler, Montagu Sherard Dawes, Sir, 1873-1952 (Knight, administrator and educationalist)



  • Existence: 1873-05-19 - 1952-11-07

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


'Arthur Hutchinson 1866-1937' by W. Campbell Smith, 1939-01 - 1939-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/1058/HUA/2/3
Scope and Contents

Offprint from Obituary Notices of the Royal Society of London, Number 7, Volume 2. Also includes 1 manuscript letter signed from Montagu Butler to W. Campbell Smith thanking him for the appreciation of Hutchinson and 1 manuscript note initialed from Montague Butler sending a copy of the appreciation to the Library.

Dates: 1939-01 - 1939-02-22

Letter from Sir Montagu Butler to Sir Frank Brown, 1922-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 63/6
Scope and Contents

A letter from Delhi written after Butler had returned from a visit to Calcutta. The letter discusses Butler's meeting with Archbishop Foss Westcott, the future of army chaplains, politics, the arrival of Lord Inchcape of the Indian Retrenchment Committee, Butler's resentment at the appointment of Sir Basil Blackett as Finance Member of the Executive Council, and the appointment of Butler's brother, Sir Harcourt Butler, as Governor of Burma.

Dates: 1922-11-05
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Montague Sherard Dawes Butler (1873-1952), 1936 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/2/ButlerM
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Material relating to those with a surname beginning 'B'.

Dates: 1936 - 1958

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