Microfilms of Letters from Lady Maud Selborne to Sir Patrick Duncan

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Microfilms of letters from Lady Maud Selborne to Sir Patrick Duncan, 1907-43.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lady Beatrix Maud Palmer (d 1950), ne Gascoyne-Cecil, was wife of the 2nd Earl of Selborne. Sir Patrick Duncan (1870-1943) was a South African Statesman and Governor General. Details for Sir Patrick Duncan 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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The microfilms were given to the Library by the University of Cape Town Libraries, 1975 and 1976.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library.

The Sir Patrick Duncan papers presented to the University of Cape Town Libraries by the Duncan family : a revised list ([Cape Town] : University of Cape Town Libraries, 1975).

Related Material

The Library also holds a microfilm of letters from Duncan to Lady Selborne (MS. Film 1396).

Additional Information

The originals are located in University of Cape Town Libraries (Patrick Duncan papers BC294 D.4.1.1.-D5.31.8 and G-J).