The collection comprises of correspondence by Maria Margaret Stanley to Catherine Parry, second wife of the Arctic explorer William Edward Parry.
Maria Margaret Stanley collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Maria Margaret Stanley
- Dates of Creation1857
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Maria Margaret Stanley was born ca. 1797, daughter of John Thomas Stanley (1766-1850), seventh baronet and later first Baron Stanley of Alderley. In October 1826, her sister Isabella Louisa married the Arctic explorer, William Edward Parry.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to The Stanleys of Alderley
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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