Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a history of the Elphinstone family

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Collections by K.V. Elphinstone for a history of the Elphinstone family comprising:

  • K.V. Elphinstone The Elphinstones of Blytheswood and Lopness (privately printed, [1925])
  • carbon typescript copies, 1925, of documents mainly relating to Nicholas W. Elphinstone's claim in 1905 to the baronetcy of Sir William Elphinstone (d. 1645)
  • carbon typescript copies, 1828-9, of family documents of 1623-1742 and of wills, 1680-1802.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kenneth Vaughan Elphinstone (1878-1963) was a colonial civil servant.

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 with Ms. Don. c. 155, fols. 30-45, throught the Friends of the Bodleian in 1976.

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A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Bibliography

See scope and content.

Family Names