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Leveson-Gower, Granville George (1815-1891) 2nd Earl Granville, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Granville, 2nd Earl (Also known as)
  • Leveson-Gower (Also known as)
Surname: Leveson-Gower
Forenames: Granville George
Gender: Male
Date: 1815-1891
Title: 2nd Earl Granville
History: Statesman. Minister for Foreign Affairs 1851-52, 1870-74 and 1880-85. Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1868-70 and 1886. Succeeded to peerage 1846.
Biography: ODNB link for Gower, Granville George Leveson- (1815-1891) 2nd Earl Granville, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275052 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P134628 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Granville George Leveson-Gower
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1604-1909: Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville and predecessors and successors: Papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1870-1874: Granville Papers
The National Archives, Kew
3
1829-1891: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982; Papers of British colonial governors 1782-1
4
1870-73: corresp and papers
The National Archives
See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
5
1832-33: travel diary, kept while at sea
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
6
1880-85: papers
The National Archives
7
1865-91: manuscripts
Walmer Castle
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
8
letters (19) to Lord Aberdare
Huntington Library
See Guide to British MSS, 1982
9
1853-58: corresp with Lord Aberdeen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
1841-90: corresp, primarily with Lord Acton
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 37383 Acton
11
1853-76: letters (11) to Lord Acton
Shropshire Archives
NRA 41289 Acton
12
1880-81: corresp with Sir Francis Adams, partly rel to Tunisia
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1883-85: corresp with Sir Evelyn Baring
The National Archives
14
1866-79: letters to Lord Brabourne
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 1301 Knatchbull
15
1860-85: letters to John Bright
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1880-89: letters (10) to Oscar Browning
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 21235 Browning
17
1870-1884: letters (12) to Lord Cairns
The National Archives
18
1868-73: corresp with Lord Cardwell
The National Archives
19
1863-84: corresp with Lord Carnarvon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1856-88: corresp with Sir Edwin Chadwick
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 21653 Chadwick
21
1880-87: corresp with Joseph Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
22
1868-70: letters to Lord Clarendon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 6302
23
1851-64: corresp with Richard Cobden
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 10616 Cobden
24
1852-71: corresp with Lord Cowley
The National Archives
25
1863-71: letters (11) to JE Denison
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 205 Denison
26
1847-87: letters to Dukes of Devonshire
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
27
1850-85: corresp with Sir Charles Dilke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
28
1854-81: letters (24) to Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
29
1879-84: corresp with Lord Dufferin
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 5700 Blackwood
30
1870-84: corresp with Sir Henry Elliot
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 10476 Minto
31
1883-85: letters (15) to THS Escott
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 16926 Escott
32
1850-91: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1882-85: letters to WE and Catherine Gladstone
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
34
1852-88: corresp with 3rd Earl Grey
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
35
1861-69: corresp with Hon Charles Grey
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
36
1852-85: corresp with Lord Halifax
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood
37
1881-85: corresp with Sir Edward Walter Hamilton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 20962
38
c1854-84: corresp with Lord Hammond
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 566 Hammond

See HMC corresp file - Hammond
39
1876-88: corresp with Sir William Harcourt
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 3679
40
1840-90: corresp with Lord Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
41
letters (12) to Lord Hatherton
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 4022 Littleton

See NRA(S)0044
42
corresp with Sir Michael Hicks-Beach
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 3526
43
1870-83: letters to Lady Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
44
1853-83: letters (36) to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See HMC corresp file 19/2/1987
45
1856-86: letters to Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
46
1852-84: corresp with Sir AH Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
47
1869: letters to Lord Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
48
1871-73: corresp with Earl of Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
49
1848-1893: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
50
1884-86: corresp with Sir Edward Malet
The National Archives
51
letters to FA Maxse
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 10619 Maxse
52
1870-85: corresp with Sir Robert Morier
Oxford University: Balliol College Manuscripts & Special Collections
NRA 26599 Morier
53
1861-70: corresp with Sir Charles Murray
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 14153

See NRA(S)0485
54
1854-60: letters to Duke of Newcastle
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 7411 Pelham
55
1859-64: letters to Duke of Newcastle
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
56
1852-84: corresp with Sir Stafford Northcote
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 5873
57
1846-87: letters to Lord Overstone
London University: Senate House Library
NRA 17743 Loyd
58
1870-85: despatches from Sir AG Paget
British Library, Manuscript Collections
59
1838-65: corresp with Lord Palmerston
University of Southampton Library
NRA 12889
60
1850-89: letters to Lord Playfair
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 11556 Playfair
61
1882-91: letters to Lord Rendel
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 7517 Rendel
62
1832-51: letters (19) to 5th Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
63
1868-84: letters (22) to 6th Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
64
1860-88: corresp with Lord Ripon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
65
1848-70: corresp with Lord John Russell
The National Archives
66
1871-86: corresp with Lord Selborne
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 11918
67
1846-69: corresp with Ralph Sneyd
Keele University Library Special Collections and Archives
NRA 1248 Sneyd
68
1885-86: letters to Edward Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
69
1884: corresp with Duke of Sutherland
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 10699 Leveson-Gower
70
1857-82: letters to AC Tait
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 8476 Tait
71
1857-86: letters to Sir William White
The National Archives
72
1863-85: misc letters from him
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 24781 University College

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