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Lord Randolph Churchill: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9248

Scope and Contents

Political and personal correspondence, including letters from most leading political figures of the time, Lord Salisbury and Joseph Chamberlain among them. Letters to and from Gerald Fitzgibbon shed much light on Churchill's own career.


  • 1870-1894


Conditions Governing Access

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31 volume(s) (31 volumes)

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The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Other Finding Aids

There is a subject index of the correspondence included wiht the collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was formerly in Blenheim Palace Library. It was purchased by the Library in 1994.
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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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