Microfilms of the papers of Sir John Crampton as ambassador to the United States of America

Scope and Content

Microfilms of the papers of Sir John Crampton regarding his service at Washington, mainly 1852-6.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir John Crampton (1805-86) of Bushey Park, Enniskerry, co. Wicklow was a diplomat. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Bought by the Library, Oct. 1964.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

The originals are now in the Library. See the papers of Sir John Crampton (MSS. Crampton 1-94).