Northcote Family Pamphlets

Scope and Content

The book is marked 'Pamphlets' on the spine. It includes published copies of Sir Walter Scott by George Wyndham (MacMillan, 1908), Samuel Johnson by Walter Raleigh (Oxford, 1907), A French Chesterfield by Viscount St Cyres (undated), What caused the panic (1907), a programme for the visit of the Governor General and Lady Northcote to Western Australia in 1907, a programme for the first Australian exhibition of Women's Work, 1907, various published articles on Lord Northcote, and a MS copy of a published long obituary of his father, Lord Iddesleigh, by Lord Cranbrook, and a copy of a long letter to Lady Northcote from Cornelia Sorabji.

Administrative / Biographical History

It is not known which member of the family put this selection together, but it was most probably Henry Stafford Northcote (1846-1911), 1st Lord Northcote, or his wife. Lord Northcote was Governor General of Australia.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

The volume was given to the University Library by Dorset County Library in May 1968.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual University of Exeter arangements apply


Some of the items in this volume are published, as noted under Scope and Content.