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1st Lord Acton: Notes for intended chapter I of ''Cambridge Modern History''

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8261

Scope and Contents

Includes bibliographic references


  • Creation: 1800 (19th century)


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1 collection (1 box of 376 notes, paper) : paper

376 item(s) (1 box of 376 notes, paper)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were held initially by the Acton family. With the removal of Lord Acton to Southern Rhodesia in 1947 the collection passed to Mia Woodruff, grand-daughter of the first Lord, and her husband Douglas, at their residence at Marcham Priory, Berkshire. The papers remained at Marcham until their sale to Cambridge University Library in 1973.

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