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Press Cuttings about Sir Robert Mowbray

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MOWB

Scope and Contents

Albums of press cuttings about Sir Robert's political career. A few menus are included in the albums.


  • Creation: 1873 - 1898

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Mowbray was a Conservative MP for the Prestwich Division of South East Lancashire, 1886-1895, and the Brixton Division of Lambeth, 1900-1906. He was also Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Joachim Goschen, 1887-92. Mowbray was a member of the Royal Commission on Opium, 1893-1895, and of the Royal Commission on Indian Expenditure in 1896.


2 volume(s)

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Other Finding Aids

A copy of this finding aid is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and the National Register of Archives, London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

It is unclear whether the albums were compiled by or for Sir Robert. The albums were loaned to Churchill Archives Centre, in September 1971, by Sir Robert's great-nephew Sir John Mowbray.

Related Materials

Letters to Sir William Anson, 1877-99, held at All Souls College, Oxford University (Ref. Anson). Correspondence with Goldwin Smith, 1889-1909, held at Berkshire Record Office (Ref. D/Emw).


This collection (fonds) level description and catalogue were prepared by Louise King, March 2004, using information from the papers themselves and from Mowbray's entry in "Who Was Who 1897-1996" (A&C Black).


Mowbray, Sir Robert Gray Cornish, 1850-1916, 2nd Baronet, politician

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Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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