Papers of W.W. Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 2361-8, d. 2101
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Scope and Content

Mackenzie's papers consister of general correspondence, 1925-37; correspondence relating to the Royal Commission on Newfoundland, 1933, with letters relating to Newfoundland affairs, 1934-7; and a desk diary for 1933.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Warrender Mackenzie, 1st Baron Amulree of Strathbraan (1860-1942) was a lawyer and industrial arbitrator. He was chairman of numerous Royal Commissions, including the Royal Commission on Newfoundland, 1933, and Secretary of State for Air, 1930-1. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from B.W.S. Mackenzie's executors in 1990.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Custodial History

The papers were deposited by B.W.S. Mackenzie, 2nd Baron Amulree, in 1970.