Papers of Murray Edward Gordon Finch-Hatton, 12th Earl of Winchelsea

Scope and Content

Modern history lecture notes, reading lists and notes, and essays of Murray Edward Gordon Finch-Hatton as an undergraduate of Balliol College. The collection includes papers relating to English history, European history, and political economy.

Administrative / Biographical History

Murray Edward Gordon Finch-Hatton, 12th Earl of Winchelsea and 8th Earl of Nottingham (1851-1898), was an undergraduate at Balliol College, Oxford. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought by the Bodleian Library from Hofmann & Freeman in 1980.


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 formerly part of the library of Herbert John Gladstone.