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'A patriarch of Empire': typescript autobiography

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 55

Scope and Contents

A memoir of Sir Frederick Young with related papers.


  • Creation: 1933 - 1938


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Biographical / Historical

Ethel M. Young was the granddaughter of Sir Frederick Young (1817-1913), traveller and writer on imperial affairs.


.013 cubic metre(s) (1 archive box and 3 folders) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 11c99

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 49.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Miss Gladys Salmon, 1955. Miss Salmon found the memoir among the papers of her father Edward Salmon, who received it from Ethel Young on 26 May 1939, when Salmon was editor of 'United empire'.

Related Materials

The R.C.S. Manuscripts Collection includes letters and papers of Sir Frederick Young, RCMS 54.


This collection level description was created by RAS with reference to Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.


Young, Ethel M, fl 1937-1938

Includes index.
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