De Cusance family papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Documents, 1360-1867, concerning the family of de Cusance, of Franche Comt. The documents include letters on the family's expenses, sales, marriage, appointments to offices, a genealogy of the family and a printed fragment announcing a requiem mass. Also contains an inventory of items, made by the Archives Gnrales de la Noblesse, Paris.

Administrative / Biographical History

Details of the creator were unknown at the time of the compilation of this finding aid.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. See Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is necessary for research visits.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Dr Geoffrey John de Cusance Mead.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description. Hard-copy catalogue also available in the Library's Palaeography Room.Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.