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Charles Wurtzburg: Raffles papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7353-7385

Scope and Contents

A series of bound volumes containing transcripts from books and articles, and transcripts of letters and other primary sources, compiled by C.A.Wurzburg during the course of his research on Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. The place names eg. London, relate to the place the records were transcribed from, not necessarily the contents of the records.

At one point C.A.Wurzburg wrote a letter published in The Times newspaper, appealing for information on, and recollections of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.


  • Creation: 1861-1947 (Circa)


Conditions Governing Access

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The bound volumes are arranged by location of records transcribed, or type of record, and usually have an index at the front listing the sources transcribed within.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Charles Edward Wurtzburg, B.A., Emmanuel College, 30th April 1952

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Repository Details

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