Henderson Letters

Scope and Content

Letters, 1870-1871, of William Ritchie Henderson, of Balfour Williamson & Co, to his brother John and sisters Isabella and Katherine. With a booklet 'Ride Across the Andes'

Administrative / Biographical History

The Chilean merchants Balfour Williamson & Company Ltd were founded in 1851. W R Henderson was a partner at the company.

Access Information


The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the family in 1985

Other Finding Aids

Collection level record available on the online catalogue

Conditions Governing Use

Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Related Material

University College London Special Collections holds records of Balfour Williamson & Company Ltd (Ref: BW). Letterbooks of W R Henderson which were deposited with UCL by the Henderson family in 1978 and 2010 have been catalogued at BW/D/9-10.