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Guide to the Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton papers, 1838-1907

Abstract

Lord Pelham-Clinton was the Groom-in-waiting and the Master of the Household to Queen Victoria.

Collection houses the papers of Lord Edward William Pelham-Clinton, including recollections of Queen Victoria and Edward VII, diaries, and autograph albums.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Pelham-Clinton, Edward, Lord, 1836-1907
Title
Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton papers 1838-1907
Language of Material
English
Extent
10 Linear Feet, 53 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection houses the papers of Lord Edward William Pelham-Clinton, including recollections of Queen Victoria and Edward VII, diaries, and autograph albums.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

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All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. There may be a 48-hour delay in obtaining these materials.

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warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1860-1895
Box 1
Recollections of Queen Victoria and Edward VII, 1901-1903
Box 2
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1879-1895
Box 3
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1896-1898
Box 4
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1899-1903
Box 5
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1883-1897
Box 6
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1899-1901
Box 7
H. Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1897-1907
Box 8
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1887-1897
Box 9
1895-1901 [Season Kalender]
Box 9
Autograph album
Box 9
Autographs-I
Box 10
Autographs-II
Box 11
Recollections of King Edward VII, 1903-1907
Box 12
Leaves From my Diary, 1901 Jan.-Feb.
Box 12
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1838-1895
Box 13
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1895-1899
Box 14
Recollections of King Edward VII, 1900-1907
Box 15
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1887-1902
Box 16
Recollections of Queen Victoria, 1900-1902
Box 17

Historical Note

Lord Edward William Pelham-Clinton (August 11, 1836-July 9, 1907), after receiving his education at Eton, served in the military at Crimea, India and Canada, eventually reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. From 1881 to 1894, Pelham-Clinton served as Groom-in-waiting to Queen Victoria. Consequently he acted as Master of the Household from 1894 until her death. Pelham-Clinton received two of the most top honors in Britain: Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath and Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Lord Edward Pelham-Clinton papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase from 1985-1989.

Processing Information

Processed by Joanne Fairhurst, March 2013

Encoded by Joanne Fairhurst, March 2013

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.