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MacAlister: Papers Relating to Donald Alexander MacAlister

Reference Code: GBR/0272/DAM

Scope and Contents

The collection contains documents relating to Donald's interest in porcelain, and to an unusual autograph of Mark Twain. It complements his donations to the Library of books on porcelain, the history of photography and first editions of Mark Twain inscribed by the author to MacAlister’s father.


  • 1926 - 1957

Biographical / Historical

Donald Alexander MacAlister was the son of medical librarian Sir John Young Walker MacAlister (1856-1925). Donald came up to King's in 1919.


4 envelope(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Misc. 59


MacAlister, Donald Alexander

2004-02-26 17:13:39+00:00
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Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 331444

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