Albemarle family scrapbook
Scope and Contents
A scrapbook of c. 123 pages, with cuttings and other material pasted in. The album includes a 'Vanity Fair' cartoon of 6th Earl of Albemarle (1883); a 'Vanity Fair' cartoon of Viscount Bury (1837); a promissory note signed by William Lyon Mackenzie (1837); an invitation to the inaugural Colonial Society meeting on 15 March 1869; an invitation to and the order of service for the funeral of Prince Albert on 23 December 1861; electoral posters of Viscount Bury; and various cuttings, including reviews of Viscount Bury's 'The exodus of the Western nations' and reports of speeches.
- 1837 - 1883
- Albemarle family (Family)
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Biographical / Historical
The member of the family to feature most prominently in the collection is William Coutts Keppel (1832-1894), Viscount Bury, first President of the Royal Colonial Institute and later 7th Earl of Albemarle.
.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
MSS 11c99 V
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 38.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received on indefinite loan from Lord Albemarle.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
- 2005-09-19 09:50:31+00:00
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