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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.


  • Creation: 1833-1925, undated.

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33 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.20005-20019. Mary E Haldane. MSS.20020-20024. Jane C Burdon-Sanderson. MSS.20025-20029. Elizabeth Burdon-Sanderson. MSS.20030-20032. Sir John S Burdon-Sanderson, Baronet. MS.20033. Ghetal Burdon-Sanderson. MS.20034. Elizabeth S Haldane. MSS.20035-20036. Richard B Haldane.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1971, by T G N Haldane, ScD, Cloan, Auchterarder, Perthshire.

Separated Materials

For three birth-certificates of Ghetal Burdon-Sanderson, née Herschell, and her sisters, see Ch.15469-15471.

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