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Robinson Library
University of Newcastle upon Tyne


0191 222 5146


0191 222 6235



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  • Selected handlists are available at online
  • ARCHON code: 186

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    Collections information

    Businesses (10)

    Persons (288)

    Families (3)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (11)

    • NRA 23118 Gertrude Bell, traveller, archaeologist and government servant: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 16045 Bernard Bosanquet (philosopher) and Helen Bosanquet: papers and literary MSS
    • NRA 42633 Sid Chaplin, author: diaries, corresp and literary papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 33546 Jack Common, writer: corresp and papers
    • NRA 43026 George Gibson, farm steward: corresp and papers
    • NRA 22955 Thomas Hodgkin, historian: papers
    • NRA 43047 Mary Caroline Moorman, biographer: corresp and literary papers
    • NRA 43027 Newcastle University, Robinson Library: MS collections
    • NRA 13873 Walter Runciman, 1st Viscount Runciman of Doxford: papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 12238 Trevelyan family, baronets, of Wallington, Northumberland: family and political corresp and papers
    • NRA 16802 Frederic Whyte (publisher's reader, author and translator): correspondence and papers


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