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Brett, Reginald Baliol (1852-1930) 2nd Viscount Esher

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Alternative name(s):
  • Esher (Also known as)
Surname: Brett
Forenames: Reginald Baliol
Gender: Male
Date: 1852-1930
Title: 2nd Viscount Esher
History: Public servant & government official. Superintended Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria, 1897, funeral of Queen Victoria, 1901, & coronation of Edward VII in 1902. Thereafter prominent in army reforms. Joined Committee of Imperial Defence, 1904
Biography: ODNB link for Brett, Reginald Baliol (1852-1930) 2nd Viscount Esher
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P274942 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P158262 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Reginald Baliol Brett
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1873-1897: Supreme Court of Judicature: Office of the Master of the Rolls: Jessel and Esher Letter Books
The National Archives, Kew
2
1853-1930: corresp and papers (390 vols)
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 13626 Brett

See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
3
1879-1929: letters to him and his wife
University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives
NRA 30047 Brett
4
c1902-07: papers rel to South African War Commission etc
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
5
letters to HH Asquith
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12685
6
1908-16: letters from Margot Asquith
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42917
7
1904-22: corresp with AJ Balfour
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 10026 Balfour

See NRA(S)0012
8
1882-1926: corresp with Arthur James Balfour
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1882-99: corresp with Joseph Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
10
1886-93: corresp with Lord Randolph Churchill
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 13273 Churchill
11
1878-80: letters to Lord Curzon
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 20536
12
1918-27: corresp with Geoffrey Dawson
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 25619
13
1879-95: letters to 8th Duke of Devonshire
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
14
corresp with Sir John Ewart
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 11854
15
1904-19: letters to Lord Fisher
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 16615 Fisher
16
1904-05: corresp with H O Arnold-Foster
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1905-06: letters to Sir Francis Galton
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 19968 Galton
18
1880-1928: letters to Lord Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1914-18: corresp with HA Gwynne
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
NRA 29866 Gwynne
20
1916-18: letters to Douglas Haig
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
21
1905-18: corresp with Lord Haldane
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
22
1889-1921: letters to Lewis Harcourt
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 3679
23
1906-13: corresp with Lord Hardinge
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 3853
24
1918-29: corresp with Thomas Jones
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 30994 Jones
25
1880-83: corresp with Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
26
1904-07: corresp with Lord Kitchener
The National Archives
27
1904-07: corresp with Lord Kitchener
The National Archives
28
1917-22: letters to David Lloyd George
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 15700
29
1922-27: letters to Manchester Guardian
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 18162 Guardian
30
1881-1903: corresp with Lord Ripon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1909-14: letters to Earl Roberts
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 18656
32
1883-1917: corresp with Lord Rosebery
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 22490 Primrose
33
1902-11: corresp with JS Sandars
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 19043
34
letters to Sir Philip Sassoon
Houghton Hall
NRA 37395
35
1900-28: corresp with JA Spender
British Library, Manuscript Collections
36
1884-1911: letters (135) to WT Stead
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 32593
37
1903-16: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19285
38
1918-20: corresp with Sir Henry Wilson
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
NRA 28567
39
1898-1968: letters (79)
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library

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