Papers of Mary Rowlatt

Scope and Content

These papers consist of two items of correspondence and two articles.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary Rowlatt was born in Cairo in 1908. She represented the fifth generation of her family to make its home in Egypt. Her father, Sir Frederick Rowlatt, aged four, was present at the opening of the Suez Canal, and later became a governor and director of the National Bank of Egypt.

Access Information

Open. Please contact the archivist using the email address given here. The archive is open on Tuesdays and Fridays 10-5, and Thursdays 2-5. Access is to any researcher without appointment but it will help if an appointment is made via phone or email. Please bring photo ID

Acquisition Information

It is unknown how these papers came into the possession of the Royal Asiatic Society.

Archivist's Note

These Papers were catalogued by Nancy Charley, RAS Archivist, in 2019.

Conditions Governing Use

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Custodial History

It seems these papers were in the possession of a Mrs Putnam. The identity of this lady is unknown.


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