Sir Henry Wolff: Letter books

Scope and Content

MS.Add.9605/1: Letterbook containing copies of Wolff's private (official) correspondence (out-letters) whilst British commissioner for Eastern Roumelia, 1878-1879.

MS.Add.9605/2: Letterbook containing journal notes and copy out-letters sent by Wolff, as British commissioner, to reorganise Egyptian administration, August 1885 - October 1887.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Henry Drummond Charles Wolff (1830-1908) was a diplomat and Member of Parliament.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at auction, Stride & Son, 5 June, 2001.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

There is a detailed description of the collection in the Additional Manuscripts Catalogue, available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

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