Papers of Lord Robert Grosvernor, 1st Baron Ebury

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Five guardbooks of the papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, containing an incomplete manuscript of Grosvenor's journal of a tour in the Mediterranean area, April-December 1829, and correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury (1801-1893) was a politician. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Mrs M.E. Dorling in 1977.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also Correspondence and Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 494 d. 476; Eng. misc. b. 339, c. 747).