Leicester University Library: Special Collections

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University of Leicester
PO Box 248
University Road
Leicester
England
LE1 9QD

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0116 252 2056

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0116 252 2066

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specialcollections@le.ac.uk

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Collections information

Families (5)

  • Edwards family of Bristol Bristol, Gloucestershire;Bitton, Gloucestershire;Horfield, Gloucestershire;Langford, Oxfordshire
  • Edwards-Freeman family of Batsford Park Batsford Park, Gloucestershire;Durham, Durham;Bitton, Gloucestershire;Blockley, Gloucestershire;Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire;Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire;Langford, Oxfordshire;Great Wolford, Warwickshire;Little Wolford, Warwickshire
  • Freeman family of Batsford Park Batsford Park, Gloucestershire;Durham, Durham;Blockley, Gloucestershire;Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire;Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire;Great Wolford, Warwickshire;Little Wolford, Warwickshire
  • Freeman-Mitford family, Barons Redesdale Redesdale, Northumberland;Durham, Durham;Batsford, Gloucestershire;Blockley, Gloucestershire;Bourton on the Hill, Gloucestershire;Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire;Elsdon, Northumberland;Asthall, Oxfordshire;Swinbrook, Oxfordshire;Widford, Oxfordshire;Great Wolford, Warwickshire;Little Wolford, Warwickshire
  • Vavasour family, baronets, of Hazlewood Hazlewood, Yorkshire

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (4)

  • NRA 9991 Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, the younger: papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 28631 Business Archives Council: Company Archives Survey
  • NRA 19924 Leicester University Library MS collection
  • NRA 41381 Joe Orton, playwright: corresp and papers link to online catalogue

Accessions

These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.