Papers of Mary Elliot, Countess of Minto

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Mary Elliot, mainly concerning Lord Minto as Viceroy of India, 1905-10.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary Caroline Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound (1858-1940) was Extra Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Mary and wife of the 4th Earl of Minto.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were transferred from the Indian Institute Library in 1968.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39655-63.