Papers of Frederick Sylvester North Douglas

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 549-69; Eng. misc. b. 349, c. 813-15, d. 1233-5, e. 1344
  • Dates of Creation
      1805-31
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      29 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

The papers consist mainly of correspondence, but also include journals, bills, passports, and miscellaneous verse.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frederick Sylvester North Douglas (1791-1819), son of Sylvester, Baron Glenbervie, was MP for Banbury, Oxfordshire, 1812-19. 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 through Quaritch in 1981.

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.