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Balfour, Gerald William, (1853-1945), 2nd Earl of Balfour

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Surname: Balfour
Forenames: Gerald William
Gender: Male
Date: 1853-1945
Title: 2nd Earl of Balfour
History: Politician & psychical researcher. Brother of A J Balfour. Conservative MP for Central Leeds, 1885-1906. Chief secretary for Ireland, 1895-1906. Leading exponent of research into psychical phenomena
Biography: ODNB link for Balfour, Gerald William (1853-1945) 2nd Earl of Balfour
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274916 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P133966 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1880-1907: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour and Gerald William Balfour 2nd Earl of Balfour: Papers
The National Archives, Kew
1895-1906: semi-official papers (41 boxes)
The National Archives
See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
1887-1944: corresp and papers (3 vols, c47 bundles)
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10026 Balfour

See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
1907-13: corresp and papers rel to Imperial College
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
1904-05: corresp with Herbert Asquith
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12685
1895-1930: corresp with Arthur James Balfour
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1872-1909: letters (46) to Oscar Browning
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 21235 Browning
1895-1900: corresp with 5th Earl Cadogan
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 17340
1900-02: corresp with Joseph Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
1908-38: corresp with Sir Oliver Lodge
Society for Psychical Research
NRA 11857
1888-1915: corresp with Sir Cecil Spring-Rice
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 5574
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