Papers of Sir Francis Mowatt, comprising correspondence with the administration department of Imperial College, 1907-1919.
MOWATT, Sir Francis (1837-1919)
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- ReferenceGB 98 B/MOWATT
- Dates of Creation1907-1919
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 files
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Born, 1837; educated at Winchester; St John's College Oxford; member of the Royal Commission of 1851; Knighted, 1893; Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, 1894-1903; GCB, 1901; Governor, Imperial College, 1907-1919; died, 1919.
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Correspondence, 1900-1906, held at Buckinghamshire Records and Local Studies Service; miscellaneous letters to Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman and others, 1893-1908, held at the British Library, Manuscript Collections; correspondence mainly with Sir William Harcourt, 1893-1903, held at the Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts (reference: MSS Harcourt); correspondence with Lord Rosebery, held at the National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division (reference: MSS 10101-10162 Passim); correspondence with Sir Henry Babington Smith, held at Trinity College Library, Cambridge University (reference: HBS1-95).
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