Keele University Library Special Collections and Archives

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  • ARCHON code: 172

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    Organisations (44)

    Persons (85)

    Diaries (2)

    Families (17)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (12)

    • NRA 30582 Arnold Bennett, novelist and playwright: corresp and misc papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 43063 Victor Verasis Branford, sociologist: corresp and papers
    • NRA 28289 Chetwode family of Chetwode, Bucks: deeds and papers
    • NRA 10600 RH Hatton Wood: antiquarian's collection of deeds etc (various counties) incl Legh of Norbury Booth
    • NRA 28293 Keele University Library: misc accessions
    • NRA 10464 Legh family of Norbury Booths: deeds
    • NRA 42596 Alexander Dunlop Lindsay, 1st Baron Lindsay of Birker, educationalist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 28288 Meysey-Thompson family, baronets, of Kirby Hall, Yorks
    • NRA 1085 Raymond Richards collection
    • NRA 1248 Sneyd family of Keele Hall: family and estate papers
    • NRA 15921 Tamworth Borough court rolls
    • NRA 28564 Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood, politician: military corresp and papers


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