Harcourt Estate Papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers concerning the administration of the Harcourt family's property and estates.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Harcourt family included Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt (1827-1904) and Lewis, 1st Viscount Harcourt (1863-1922). Details for both 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 collection was deposited in the Library in 1972.


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

Other Finding Aids

A draft catalogue is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also Papers of Sir William Harcourt (1827-1904) and Lewis, 1st Viscount Harcourt (1863-1922), 1833-1922, and Harcourt Additional Papers.