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Stanley, Mary Catherine, (1824-1900) Countess of Derby, political hostess

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Alternative name(s):
  • Mary Catherine Sackville-West (Maiden Name)
  • Mary Catherine Gascoyne-Cecil, Marchioness of Salisbury (Formerly known as)
Surname: Stanley
Forenames: Mary Catherine
Gender: Female
Date: 1824-1900
Title: Countess of Derby
History: Married 1st in 1847 James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Salisbury; Married 2nd in 1870 Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby
Biography: ODNB link for Stanley, Mary Catherine (1824-1900) nee Sackville-West, political hostess, wife of 15th Earl of Derby
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P151703 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P27048 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
Hatfield House Library and Archives
See HMC file: Mary Countess of Derby
1869-80: corresp with Thomas Carlyle
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1858-89: corresp of her and Lord Derby with Lord Carnarvon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1853-79: letters (65) to Benjamin Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
1840-72: corresp with Mrs Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
1875-94: letters to WE and Catherine Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1877-85: letters (239) to Lord Halifax
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 8128 Wood
1880-96: letters (18) to RD Holt
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 8155
1864-1893: corresp with Sir Robert Morier
Oxford University: Balliol College Historic Collections
NRA 26599 Morier
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