Copies of the Correspondence of Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield

Scope and Content

Four volumes of typed copies, made in 1890, of the correspondence between Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, and Mrs S. Brydges Willyams, 1851-63.

Administrative / Biographical History

Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881) was a prominent statesman. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The volumes were bought from John Parker in 1974.


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. 41768-71.

Related Material

See also Disraeli Papers, on deposit from the National Trust (Dep. Hughenden 1-382).