The Papers of Stair Carnegie Agnew
Scope and Contents
The collection chiefly consists of letters written by Agnew to his parents which include descriptions of life in Russia (1897-1911), a short essay by Agnew on Russian peasants and a few photographs.
- 1888-01-01 - 1915-12-31
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Biographical / Historical
Stair Carnegie Agnew was born in Edinburgh in 1872, the son of Sir Stair and Georgina Agnew. He was educated at Sedbergh School, then Trinity College, Cambridge. Agnew was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1893 and called to the Bar in 1896. From 1987 to 1911, Agnew worked as a company lawyer in Russia. In 1918, Agnew married Sylvia Belville Bremner (of Sidmouth, Devon). He died in 1940.
6 archive box(es) : paper
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
The collection has been catalogued and the catalogue is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre and the National Register of Archives.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was deposited at Churchill Archives Centre in 1975.
This collection level description was created by Natalie Adams of Churchill Archives Centre in 2001 using information from the catalogue. The collection was catalogued in 1975.
Agnew, Stair Carnegie (1872-1940), lawyer
- 2001-09-11 14:25:44+00:00
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