RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 46
Extent1 volume
TitleNorthcote family pamphlets
DescriptionThe book is marked 'Pamphlets' on the spine. It includes published copies of 'Sir Walter Scott' by George Wyndham (MacMillan, 1908), 'Samuel Johnson' by Walter Raleigh (Oxford, 1907), 'A French Chesterfield' by Viscount St. Cyres (undated), 'What caused the panic' by (1907), a programme for the visit of the Governor General and Lady Northcote to Western Australia in 1907, a programme for the first Australian exhibition of Women's Work, 1907, various published articles on Lord Northcote, and a manuscript copy of a published long obituary of his father, Lord Iddesleigh, by Lord Cranbrook, and a copy of a long letter to Lady Northcote from Cornelia Sorabji, Indian lawyer and first woman to study law at Oxford University.
Admin HistoryThe volume came from the Northcote family, Earls of Iddesleigh. It is not known which member of the family put this selection of pamphlets together, but it was most probably Henry Stafford Northcote (1846-1911), 1st Lord Northcote, or his wife. The Northcote family seat was Pynes at Upton Pyne near Exeter, Devon.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialOther papers relating to the Northcote family are held at numerous repositories throughout the UK and beyond. These include: Exeter University Library (Special Collections), British Library, Devon Record Office, The National Archives.
Access ConditionsUsual EUL arrangements apply.
Creator_NameNorthcote; family; of Devon
Mgt_GroupHistorical papers
DS/UK/52Northcote; Henry Stafford (1846-1911); Governor General, Australia1846-1911
DS/UK/53Northcote; Stafford Henry (1818 - 1887); statesman1818 - 1887
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