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Businesses (67)

Persons (428)

Families (25)

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (14)

  • NRA 41566 Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor, MP: corresp and papers
  • NRA 23673 Samuel Beckett collection
  • NRA 5695 G Bell & Sons Ltd, publishers, London link to online catalogue
  • NRA 17339 Bowes & Bowes (Cambridge) Ltd, booksellers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 43255 William Macbride Childs, historian: corresp and papers
  • NRA 31556 Robert William Ditchburn, physicist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 16751 Italian Refugees' Relief Committee link to online catalogue
  • NRA 14226 Mason family of Eynsham Hall, Oxon: family and estate papers
  • NRA 42337 Perkins family of Ufton Court: deeds and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 38805 Richard Rado, mathematician: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 14186 Reading University Library: manuscript collections
  • NRA 40216 George William Series, physicist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
  • NRA 4812 Smith family, Viscounts Hambleden: family and business papers incl WH Smith corresp and papers
  • NRA 42176 Wellesley family, Dukes of Wellington: Stratfield Saye estate papers


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