The history of the tobacco trade in England

Scope and Content

A thesis for Cambridge University, 303 pages.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred Rive matriculated at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in 1924 (M.Litt. 1927).

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented by the Imperial Studies Committee, 1946 (probably originally from Professor A.P. Newton).


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

MSS 11

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 34.

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Additional Information

This collection level description was created by RAS.

Rive, Alfred, fl 1924-1927