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Collection name. Haldane of Cloan papers

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Identifier: Collection name
Haldane of Cloan

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence and papers of members of the families of Haldane of Cloan, and Burdon-Sanderson of West Jesmond, chiefly Mrs Mary E Haldane, née Burdon-Sanderson.

Identifier: MSS.20005-20036
Scope and Contents

There are letters and papers of Mary Haldane’s sisters Jane and Elizabeth, and her brother Sir John Burdon-Sanderson, Baronet, and his wife, Ghetal, née Herschell. There are also a few letters and papers of Mrs Haldane's daughter Elizabeth S Haldane, and collections of press-cuttings relating to her son Richard, Viscount Haldane.

Dates: 1833-1925, undated.

Correspondence and papers of Mrs Mary E Haldane, her parents Richard and Elizabeth Burdon-Sanderson of West Jesmond, her sister Jane, and her son Richard B Haldane, later Viscount Haldane.

Identifier: MSS.20037-20079
Scope and Contents

Small quantities of letters and papers of other members of Mary E Haldane's family are contained in different parts of the collection. Also contained is a small quantity of letters and papers to Anne, wife of General Sir David Baird, and her sister Catherine Campbell Preston.

Dates: 1809-1937, undated.

Correspondence and papers of Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane of Cloan (1856-1928), the statesman, lawyer and philosopher, and of his sister, Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane (1862-1937), philanthropist and author.

Identifier: MSS.5901-6109
Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence of other members of the family of Haldane of Cloan covering a period of almost a century and a half from the beginning of the 19th century, especially rich for the period 1875-1937.

Dates: 19th century-early 20th century.

Diary of Elizabeth S Haldane.

Identifier: MSS.20240-20244
Scope and Contents

The diary was written at intervals of varying length, ranging from a few days to some months, but most entries cover the period following the previous one.

The whereabouts of the first volume of the original diary are not known.

Dates: 1887-1937.

‘Metaphysic the science of the absolute’, an essay by Richard B Haldane, in his autograph.

Identifier: MS.20230
Scope and Contents

According to a note in pencil in the hand of Richard B Haldane at folio i, dated 1914, this appears to have been the essay which he wrote in 1876 whilst a student at Edinburgh University for the Bruce of Grangehill prize and Falkland medal.

The text is preceded by a list of contents (folio 1), and begins with a preface (folio 1) and an introduction (folio 4).

Dates: [1876.]

Papers of and concerning Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Haldane, Royal Engineers.

Identifier: MS.20004
Scope and Contents

The manuscript consists of: Letters, 1796-1797, 1805 to Henry Haldane concerning his applications to retire from the army (folio 1);

Haldane’s account, circa 1821, of his military career (folio 17);

Letters, 1825, concerning the award of a pension to Haldane’s children (folio 23);

Legal papers, 1798-1848, concerning Haldane’s family (folio 30);

Genealogical papers, ?1796, undated, concerning the Haldane family (folio 42).

Dates: 1796-1848.

Papers of General Sir J Aylmer L Haldane.

Identifier: MSS.20247-20259