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Gascoyne-Cecil, Edgar Algernon Robert (1864-1958) Viscount Cecil of Chelwood

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Alternative name(s):
  • Chelwood (Also known as)
Surname: Gascoyne-Cecil
Forenames: Edgar Algernon Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1864-1958
Title: Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
History: Politician & diplomat. One of the creators of the League of Nations. At Paris Conference Commission on League, 1919. Delegate for South Africa at League Assemblies, 1920-22. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, 1924-27.
Biography: ODNB link for Cecil, Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne- (1864-1958) Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
References: Concise DNB, 1992; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274937 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P142200 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
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Cecil, Viscount
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corresp and papers (134 vols)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
political and personal corresp and papers
Hatfield House Library and Archives
NRA 10632 Gascoyne-Cecil

See Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
4
1915-19: corresp
The National Archives
5
letters to Herbert Asquith
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12685
6
1876-1929: corresp with Arthur James Balfour
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1909-11: corresp with Lord Balfour of Burleigh
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 18285 Bruce
8
1916-21: letters to RD Blumenfeld
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 13874
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c1885-1918: letters to his brother Lord Edward Cecil
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 20659
10
1930-59: letters to Dame Kathleen Courtney
London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library
NRA 29386
11
1918-23: corresp with JCC Davidson and Andrew Bonar Law
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 33872
12
1908-22: corresp with Lord Emmott
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 17309 Emmott
13
1921-24: corresp with Lord Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1915-16: corresp with HA Gwynne
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
NRA 29866 Gwynne
15
corresp with Edward House
Yale University Libraries: Sterling Memorial Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
16
1909-23: corresp with Andrew Bonar Law (c200 items)
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19286
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1916-21: corresp with David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
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1919-39: corresp with Lord Lothian
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10737 Kerr
19
corresp with Lord Lugard
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 8555 Lugard
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1927-43: letters to Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
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1914-36: letters to Lady Milner
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 20659
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1916-56: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
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1925-49: corresp with Noel-Baker
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 24828
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1916-18: corresp with Sir RS Paget
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
1916-32: letters to Lord Ponsonby
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 18634
26
1916-39: corresp with Rumbold
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22147
27
1906-26: corresp with Walter Runciman
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 13873
28
1931-46: letters to Lord Samuel
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 11187
29
1908-28: corresp with 2nd Earl Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 17810
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1905-48: corresp with 2nd and 3rd Earls and Maud Countess of Selborne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22802
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1908-22: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19285
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1933-49: corresp rel to Society for Protection of Science and Learning
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 31126

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