Correspondence of Richard Middleton

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letters to, and a copy of one from, Richard Middleton, 1857-1905, n.d., with several letters to A. Akers-Douglas (later Lord Chilston), newspaper cuttings and a letter from Alexander George of Teck, 1910.

Among Middleton's correspondents were Balfour, Benjamin Disraeli, Stafford Northcote and Lord Salisbury.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Middleton (1846-1905) was Conservative Party Chief Agent from 1885 to 1903.

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.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1994.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

Newscuttings relating to Richard Middleton (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1128-9).