Personal papers and correspondence of James Douglas Hamilton, Lord Selkirk of Douglas. Edit




  • 1947-1994. (Creation)


  • 1.28 Linear metres (Whole)
    12 boxes.

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  • Scope and Contents

    Papers, 1947-1994, of James Douglas Hamilton, Lord Selkirk of Douglas. The collection comprises papers, 1947-1977, concerning the death of Douglas, 14th Duke of Hamilton; correspondence, 1954-1994, of James Douglas Hamilton with George, 10th Earl of Selkirk; papers, ca. 1980-1994, relating to his death and the future of the earldom; and personal papers and correspondence, ca. 1950-1985, of Lord Selkirk of Douglas.

    The correspondence includes letters of several statesmen and other prominent figures in British public life.

  • Appraisal

    All the material has been retained.

  • Related Materials

    Dep. 252, Dep. 379, Acc. 10748, Acc. 12032, Acc. 12411, Acc. 12412, Acc. 12413, Acc. 12488, Acc. 12793, Acc. 13223, Acc. 13244.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Not to be issued without permission of the depositor.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Permission of the depositor is required for reproduction of this collection.

  • Other Finding Aids

    Box 12 contains `A Calendar of the Archives of Lord James Douglas Hamilton ` by Dr Rosalind K. Marshall.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Deposited, 2013, Lord James Douglas-Hamilton.26 April 2013