Papers of Henry Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Duke's correspondence and papers as Chief Secretary for Ireland.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Duke, 1st Baron Merrivale (1855-1939) was Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1916-18. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1986.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.