Correspondence on Balkan affairs by Mary Edith Durham, with related papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters on Balkan affairs, mainly from M.E. Durham (1863-1944) to Sir Edward Boyle (1878-1945), together with 1 offprint of a lecture by M.E. Durham on Albania, given to the Royal Institution on 4 February 1941, and another of Man:a record of anthropological science, 45 (1945), nos.1-18, containing obituary notices of M.E. Durham

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary Edith Durham attended Bedford College and the Royal Academy of Arts. She exhibited at the Royal Academy and provided illustrations for the reptiles volume of the Cambridge Natural History. A Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, she was also a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and published a number of books, mainly on the Balkans

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Lord Boyle, May 1976

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

None

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