Papers of Lady Katharine Clarendon and other members of the Clarendon family

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 2082-181, d. 2048-54, e. 2074-132
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Scope and Content

Diaries, correspondence and papers of Lady Katharine Clarendon, letters of Lord Clarendon, and miscellaneous family papers. A note on this collection appeared in the Bodleian Library Record, XI (1982-5), 394-5.

Administrative / Biographical History

Katharine Villiers (1810-1874) was the wife of the 4th Earl of Clarendon.

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

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Related Material

See also Papers of the Earls of Clarendon (MSS. Clar. dep. b. 33-8, c. 1-104, c. 125-49, c. 178-226, c. 246-78, c. 327-47, c. 357-426, c. 428-32, c. 441-510, c. 520-62; MSS. Clar. dep. Irish boxes 1-82; MSS. Clar. dep. Irish vols. 1-28; MS. Film 34), and Papers of George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Thomas Villiers Lister (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1034, d. 483; Eng. lett. c. 538, d. 514-19).