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Sir James Stephen: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7888

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence of Stephen and papers relating to a life of Stephen written by Dr. Evelyn Christian Martin.


  • Creation: 1807-1953 (Circa)


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


2 archive box(es) (2 boxes)

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Other Finding Aids

There is a card index of personal name entries for original letters in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Prof. G.S. Graham, King's College, London, 1970.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library also holds letters and papers of the Stephen family, MSS.Add.7349 and 8381, and the original of II/119, J.S. Stephen's diary, MS.Add.7511.


The transcripts found in the collection were made for or by Caroline Emelia Stephen (1834-1909), James Stephen's daughter, for The Right Honourable Sir James Stephen, K.C.B., LL.D. Letters. With biographical notes by his daughter, Gloucester, 1906.
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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