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    Collections information

    Businesses (24)

    Organisations (113)

    Persons (810)

    Diaries (84)

    Families (31)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (90)

    • NRA 24329 Abbas Hilmi II, Khedive of Egypt: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 19278 Claude C Abbott collection of literary MSS link to online catalogue
    • NRA 42134 William Nimmo Allan, civil engineer: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 34326 Allan James Vincent Arthur, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25727 Askew family of Redheugh: deeds
    • NRA 628 Backhouse family of Darlington: deeds and papers
    • NRA 400 Baker Baker family of Elemore Hall: family, estate and Boulby Alum Works papers
    • NRA 35720 Francis Cecil Campbell Balfour, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34327 Geoffrey Herbert Barter, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34328 Sir Gawain Westray Bell, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25110 John Stephens Blackett, Indian railway official: letters to his mother
    • NRA 41032 Robert Blair, antiquary: notebooks and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 34333 Alexander Rollo Colin Bolton, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 30696 Edward Bradley, novelist: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40743 Karl William Britton, philosopher: corresp, notebooks and papers
    • NRA 34334 Major-General John Fielden Brocklehurst, Baron Ranksborough: corresp and papers rel to the Sudan
    • NRA 19045 Bunny, Dowthwaite and Bacon families: deeds and papers (Durham and Northumb)
    • NRA 34336 Brian Apcar Carlisle, colonial administrator and oil company executive: corresp and papers
    • NRA 41497 Cathedral Church of All Saints, Khartoum
    • NRA 11551 Chester Deanery manorial documents
    • NRA 24543 Temple Chevallier, astronomer: corresp with George Elwes Corrie
    • NRA 32712 Clavering family, baronets of Axwell and Greencroft: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34322 Brigadier-General Sir Gilbert Falkingham Clayton: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25679 Cookson family of Meldon Park: misc family and business papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 40616 Sir Christopher William Machell Cox, civil servant: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34754 Geraldine Mary Culwick, nutritionist and colonial officer: corresp and papers
    • NRA 10079 John Dalton lecture notes and papers
    • NRA 20073 Davison, Eden and Shafto families: Beamish estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 34329 John Henry Dick, colonial administrator: diaries and photographs
    • NRA 16330 Dixon-Johnson of Aykleyheads family: estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 42116 Durham Castle Buildings Archive link to online catalogue
    • NRA 25728 Durham dean and chapter: estate papers
    • NRA 20072 Durham diocese
    • NRA 16767 Durham land tax assessments
    • NRA 6229 Durham palatinate and bishopric estates: halmote court records
    • NRA 6230 Durham palatinate and bishopric records
    • NRA 15195 Durham: tithe apportionment and plans
    • NRA 26467 Durham University Library: misc accessions
    • NRA 18569 Durham University Library: MS collections
    • NRA 34356 Durham University Library Sudan Archive: MS collections
    • NRA 34753 Durham University Observatory
    • NRA 11057 Durham University School of Oriental Studies: Arabic MSS and lithographs
    • NRA 42423 Eden family, baronets, of West Auckland: Durham deeds and estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 34323 David Molyneux Hardy Evans, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25908 Henry Cecil Ferens, Durham diocesan registrar: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 41585 Clifton William Gibby, chemist and antiquary: papers
    • NRA 34324 Sir James Angus Gillan, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34320 Lt-General Sir William Howley Goodenough: corresp rel to Gordon relief expedition
    • NRA 42120 Gordon Memorial College Trust Fund link to online catalogue
    • NRA 41494 Ronald Walpole Gray, teacher in the Sudan: corresp and papers
    • NRA 6228 Grey family, Earls Grey: corresp and papers
    • NRA 43960 Sir Donald Hawley, colonial administrator and diplomat: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 42133 William Hicks, general in Egyptian army: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 30697 Thomas Hogg, land agent to Durham dean and chapter: corresp and papers
    • NRA 41033 Thomas Hogg, land agent to Durham Dean and Chapter and antiquary: corresp and papers
    • NRA 42730 Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton: commonplace books
    • NRA 41586 Christophe Roy Hudleston, journalist and antiquary: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34321 Graham Dudley Lampen, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 37246 John James Lawson, Baron Lawson, politician and labour leader: corresp, diaries and papers
    • NRA 34330 John Longe, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 39555 Sir William Henry Tucker Luce, colonial governor: corresp and papers
    • NRA 42132 Maurice Stanley Lush, colonial administrator: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 30832 Malcolm John MacDonald, politician and diplomat: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40863 James Eric Moulsdale Mellor, entomologist: diaries, corresp and papers
    • NRA 13564 James Mickleton and Gilbert Spearman MS collection link to online catalogue
    • NRA 31772 Ord family of Sands Hall: family and estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 34325 Brigadier John Hatton Rolt Orlebar: corresp and papers rel to Sudan Defence Force
    • NRA 35718 Thomas Richard Hornby Owen, colonial administrator: letters and memoirs
    • NRA 41495 Martin Willoughby Parr, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 24542 William Ogilvie Porter, naval surgeon: letters to his family incl Jane Porter, novelist link to online catalogue
    • NRA 37247 Fred Pratt Green, hymnologist: hymnology collection
    • NRA 40745 Bertram Surtees Raine: antiquarian and genealogical collections link to online catalogue
    • NRA 24544 James Raine, antiquary: corresp
    • NRA 5277 Salvin family of Croxdale: estate papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 34331 Paul James Sandison, colonial administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 42131 Lt-Colonel Robert Vesey Savile, Governor of Darfur province: diaries and trek notes link to online catalogue
    • NRA 35721 William Bell Scott, poet and painter: letters
    • NRA 15922 Sir Cuthbert Sharp (antiquary): corresp with Lord Durham and others
    • NRA 16146 Shipperdson of Hermitage: family and estate papers
    • NRA 25113 Samuel Smith, subdean of Durham: personal and family corresp
    • NRA 42731 George Ronald Storrar, railway engineer, Sudan: diaries and papers
    • NRA 42117 Charles Thorp, Archdeacon of Durham: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 18625 Turton collection: Killinghall family deeds link to online catalogue
    • NRA 11552 Weardale Forest and Stanhope Park deeds and papers
    • NRA 40588 Robert Wharton, chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral: corresp and papers
    • NRA 25114 Rev Charles Thomas Whitley, scientist: corresp
    • NRA 41496 John Winder, Sudan administrator: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40748 Sir Francis Reginald Wingate, 1st Bt, governor-general of the Sudan: corresp and papers
    • NRA 34335 Mabel E Wolff, Inspector of Midwives in the Sudan: corresp and papers
    • NRA 40744 Thomas Wright, astronomer, architect and antiquary: papers rel to astronomy, cosmology and meteorol

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