Papers of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. b. 228, c. 878-87, d. 422-3
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1857-76]
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      13 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Papers of Sir Henry Marion Durand and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand concerning the Indian mutiny, including correspondence and official papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Henry Marion Durand (1812-1871) was Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab. His son was Sir Henry Mortimer Durand (1850-1924), Indian civil servant and diplomat. 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 http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library ca. 1930.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39683-95.