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Disraeli, Benjamin (1804-1881) Earl of Beaconsfield, statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Beaconsfield, Earl (Also known as)
Surname: Disraeli
Forenames: Benjamin
Gender: Male
Date: 1804-1881
Title: Earl of Beaconsfield
History: Created First Earl of Beaconsfield in 1876. Twice Prime Minister (Conservative): Feb-Dec 1868 and Feb 1874-Apr 1880. Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1852, 1858-1859 and 1866-1868. Responsible for purchasing the Khedive's shares in the Suez Canal for Britain.
Biography: ODNB link for Disraeli, Benjamin (1804-1881) Earl of Beaconsfield, statesman
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275657 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P155320 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Benjamin Disraeli
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1881-1898: BEACONSFIELD, The Rt Hon Benjamin Disraeli Earl of
The National Archives, Kew
2
16 Mar.1874: To Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield.
The National Archives, Kew
3
22 Dec.1874: Copies of appreciations by Gladstone and Disraeli of Theodore Martin's Life of the...
The National Archives, Kew
4
1 July 1876, 4 June 1878: From Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield.
The National Archives, Kew
5
literary MSS
See information in published source
See Index of English literary MSS vol 4 1800-1900
6
1681-1928: corresp, papers, political papers, diaries, literary MSS
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli

See HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
7
1832: MS of Contarini Fleming
Royal Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
8
1832-33: MS of 'The rise of Iskander'
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1835-80: corresp
Queen's University Archives
NRA 23298 Disraeli Project

See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976
10
1830-80: letters and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1877-81: corresp with Queen Victoria
Royal Archives
See HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
12
1880-81: corresp with secretary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1838-78: household accounts
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1982
14
c1826: MS of Vivian Grey (5 vols)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
15
prefaces to Alroy and Contarini Fleming
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
16
MS of Ixion in Heaven, part 1
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
17
c1855-62: letters rel to Francis Villiers
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See Accessions to repositories 1990
18
1874: letters to Lord Abercorn
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 15790 Hamilton
19
1867-74: corresp with Lord Ampthill
The National Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
20
corresp with Benjamin Austen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1846: letter to Thomas Bailey (solicitor)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1851-73: letters to Thomas Baring
Baring Archive
NRA 41369 Northbrook
23
1859-60: corresp with 5th and 6th Earls Beauchamp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
1832-37: corresp, mainly with William Beckford
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 22980 Beckford
25
1850-81: corresp with Earls of Bradford and Countess of Chesterfield
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 430 Bridgeman

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [10a]
26
1874-80: corresp with Sir Henry Brand
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 6114
27
1848-51: (copies) letters to George Lathom Browne, barrister
British Library, Manuscript Collections
28
1875-81: letters (10) to Lord and Lady Cadogan
Parliamentary Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
29
1866-1884: letters to Lord Cairns
The National Archives
30
1858-80: corresp with Lord Carnarvon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
c1866-79: corresp with Sir Edwin Chadwick
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 21653 Chadwick
32
1862-79: corresp with Duke and Duchess of Cleveland
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
33
1858-68: corresp with Lord Cottesloe
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 15283 Fremantle
34
1867-80: letters to Lord Cranbrook
Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch
NRA 1182 Gathorne-Hardy
35
1871-80: corresp with Lord Cross
British Library, Manuscript Collections
36
1833-65: letters [39] to Culverwell and SH Walpole
British Library, Manuscript Collections
37
1848-74: letters to John Thadeus Delane
News UK Archive
NRA 19359 The Times
38
1848-73: letters (13) to John Evelyn Denison
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 205 Denison
39
1843-69: letters to 14th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20084
40
1849-78: corresp with 15th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20761
41
1848-57: letters to Sir Henry Drummond; corresp with Duke of Northumberland
Alnwick Castle
NRA 836 Percy
42
1860-79: letters to Sir Henry Edwards
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale
NRA 21161 Calderdale misc
43
1862-78: letters (26) to Lady Forester (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
44
1868-74: letters (15) to Sir Charles Fremantle
Jewish Museum, London (fomerly Finchley)
NRA 30955
45
1876-80: letters to Viscount Galway
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 6741
46
1857-80: corresp with Sir Thomas Gladstone (12 items)
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
47
1852-78: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
48
letters (14) to Grenville family
Huntington Library
See Guide to British MSS, 1982
49
1856-68: corresp with Charles Grey
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
50
1835-77: corresp with 3rd Earl Grey
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 6228 Grey
51
1858-76: corresp with Sir William Harcourt
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 3679
52
letters (20) to Lord Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
53
1846-51: corresp with John Charles Herries
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 4798
54
1868-81: corresp with Sir Michael Hicks-Beach
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 3526
55
1845-65: letters (12) to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
56
1848-68: letters to Sir William Jolliffe
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 3945 Jolliffe
57
1877-78: corresp with Sir Austen Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
58
c1850-60: letters (27) to Lady Londonderry
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 12865 Stewart
59
1837-64: corresp with Frances Anne, Marchioness of Londonderry
Durham County Record Office
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
60
1848-54: letters (32) to 3rd Marquis of Londonderry
Durham County Record Office
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
61
1870-78: corresp with Longmans
University of Reading: Special Collections
See Guide 1983
62
1830-63: corresp with 1st Baron Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
63
1873-88: corresp with 1st Earl of Lytton
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
64
1852-79: corresp with Lord John Manners
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
NRA 10280
65
1867-80: letters to Duke of Marlborough
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 38803
66
1837-38: letters to Lady Caroline Maxse
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 10619 Maxse
67
1859-74: letters (17) to William Townley Mitford
West Sussex Record Office
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
68
1868-75: corresp with Lord Napier
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 10012
69
1858-79: letters (10) to Lady Dorothy Nevill
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 30955
70
1859-81: corresp with Sir Stafford Northcote
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 5873
71
1851-79: letters (25) to Sir John Pakington
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
NRA 7371 Pakington
72
1846-63: corresp with Lord Palmerston
University of Southampton Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
73
1835-44: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
74
1852-68: corresp with Sir Thomas Phillipps
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 26260
75
1846-55: letters (18) to John, Viscount Ponsonby
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
76
1857-77: letters (19) to Lord Portland
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
77
1835-42: letters (59) to William Pyne: literary papers and family corresp
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
78
1873-80: letters to Bernard Quaritch
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
79
1847-58: letters (10) to 5th Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
80
1868-80: letters (92) to 6th Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
81
1866-72: letters (10) to the Earl of Rosebery
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10461 Primrose
82
1867-80: letters (21) to Lord and Lady Rosslyn
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 32774 St Clair-Erskine
83
1846-73: letters, as sponsor, to the Royal Literary Fund
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
84
c1872-81: letters to WH Smith
University of Reading: Special Collections
NRA 4812 Smith
85
1835-75: corresp with Lord Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
86
1870-79: letters to Edward Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
87
1861-74: letters (12) to Sir William Stirling-Maxwell
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 24669 Stirling

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
88
letters (25) to Sir Henry Stracey
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2010
89
1860-80: corresp with Duchess of Sutherland
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 10699 Leveson-Gower
90
letters to John Swinton
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10561
91
1868-81: letters to AC Tait
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 8476 Tait
92
1854-67: letters to SH Walpole
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 23819 Walpole

See HMC corresp file - Holland, David
93
1855-65: letters to Spencer Walpole
Jewish Museum, London (fomerly Finchley)
NRA 30955
94
1871: letters to GF Watts
Watts Gallery
NRA 8123 Watts
95
c1863: corresp with Lord Wemyss
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10743 Charteris
96
1851-72: letters to Samuel Wilberforce
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 7132 Wilberforce
97
1830-63: letters to his sister, Sarah and others
British Library, Manuscript Collections
98
letters (11) to his sister Sarah
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 2000
99
letters to his sister Sarah and others
Jewish Museum, London (fomerly Finchley)
NRA 30955
100
1835-81: misc letters and papers
University of Illinois Library, Chicago
See NUC MS 61-2102
101
misc letters and papers
Columbia University Libraries: Rare Book and Manuscript Library
See NUC MS 84-528
102
misc letters
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Accessions to repositories, 1966
103
1827-71: letters (photocopies of exported MSS):
British Library, Manuscript Collections
104
1848-68: letters
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See Accessions to repositories, 1963
105
1834-79: letters (26); literary MSS (3)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
106
19th cent: letter to sister, Sarah Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2015

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