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Correspondence and papers of Sir Graham Balfour, and material collected by him for his ‘The life of Robert Louis Stevenson’.

Identifier: MSS.9891-9911


  • Creation: 1870-1960, undated.

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19 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follow: MSS.9891-9893. Stevenson papers. MSS.9894-9896. Balfour correspondence. MSS.9897-9904. Balfour notes and notebooks. MSS.9905-9911. Cuttings, photographs and printed books.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1961, 1968, by Michael Balfour, Sir Graham's son.

Separated Materials

Printed material has been transferred to the Department of Printed Books.


Balfour, Graham. ‘The life of Robert Louis Stevenson’ (London, 1901).

See Michael Balfour, 'How the biography of Robert Louis Stevenson came to be written', in 'Times Literary Supplement', 15 January 1960, page 37, and 22 January 1960, page 52.
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