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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.


  • Creation: 1809-1937, undated.

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45 Volumes

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The papers are arranged as follows: MSS.20037-20045. Correspondence of Mary E Haldane. MS.20046. Letters and papers chiefly of Richard and Elizabeth Burdon-Sanderson. MSS.20047-20048. Journals of Jane C Burdon-Sanderson. MSS.20049-20078. Correspondence and papers of Richard B Haldane. MS.20079. Letters and papers chiefly to Anne Baird.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 1972, by T G N Haldane, Sc.D., Cloan, Auchterarder, Perthshire.

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