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Balfour, Arthur James (1848-1930) 1st Earl of Balfour, statesman

GB/NNAF/P130898   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P1330)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1872-1930: corresp and papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 49683-962
Other referencesee HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
Scope1869-1930: corresp and papers
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD433/2 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10026 Balfour
Other referencesee Hazlehurst, Whitehead & Woodland, Guide to the papers of British cabinet ministers 1900-1964, 1996
Scope1916-1922: corresp and papers
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferenceFO800/199-217 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1887-1891: Irish papers
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferencePRO30/60/1-13 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scopec1892-1905: letters and papers
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS. Eng. hist. a. 21, c. 713-73 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19043
Scope1882-1893: political letters received
RepositoryDuke University: William R Perkins Library
Other referencesee Guide 1980, p28
Scopeletters (10) to Duke of Abercorn
RepositoryPublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
Record ReferenceD623; T2541
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15790 Hamilton
Scope1887-1911: letters (25) to Aretas Akers-Douglas
RepositoryKent History and Library Centre
Record ReferenceCKS-U564 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 9550
Scope1895-1902: letters to Lord Ampthill
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceDep Monk Bretton 86
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1917: corresp with A Anderson
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferencePRO 30/68/10-15
Scope1902-1905: corresp with HO Arnold-Forster
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 50276-352
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1883-1902: letters (21) to Lord Ashbourne
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceASH link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18808
Scope1908-1917: corresp with Herbert H. Asquith
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Asquith link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12685
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1886-1926: copy of letter from and letters to Margot Asquith
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS. Eng. c.6670 passim link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 42917
Scope1908-1928: letters to Lady Astor
RepositoryUniversity of Reading: Special Collections
Record ReferenceMS 1416/1/4/23
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 41566 Astor
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1884-1910: letters (23) to Alfred Austin
RepositoryBristol University Information Services: Special Collections
Record ReferenceDM668
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 33764
Scope1925-1929: letters (14) to Stanley Baldwin
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1903: corresp with Lord Balfour of Burleigh
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
Record ReferenceNRA923 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18285 Bruce
Scope1891-1896: corresp with EW Benson
RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1916-1918: corresp with Lord Bertie
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 63043-49
Scope1903-1905: corresp with William Brodrick
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 50072
Scope1882-1910: letters (17) to Oscar Browning
RepositoryCambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
Record ReferenceOB link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 21235 Browning
Scope1896-1916: corresp with Sir Henry Burdett
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Eng b 2068-69, c 5894-6032, d 2867-89 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 39820
Scope1897-1905: letters to Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 41217-38 passim
Scopecorresp with Edward Carson
RepositoryPublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
Record ReferenceD1507
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17985 Carson
Scope1906-1929: corresp with Lord Cecil
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 51071
Scope1885-1890: corresp with Sir Edwin Chadwick
RepositoryLondon University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
Record ReferenceCHADWICK link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 21653 Chadwick
Scopecorresp with Austen Chamberlain
RepositoryUniversity of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
Record ReferenceAC link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12604 Chamberlain
Scopecorresp with Joseph Chamberlain
RepositoryUniversity of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
Record ReferenceJC link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12604 Chamberlain
Scopec1874-1894: corresp with Lord Randolph Churchill
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceRCHL link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 13273 Churchill
Scope1890-1920: letters to Sir Henry Craik
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.7174 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1910-1922: corresp with Sir Henry Page Croft
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceCRFT link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15709 Croft
Scope1899-1906: corresp with Lord Curzon
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMSS Eur F 111-12
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20536
Scope1885-1905: letters to Sir Charles Dalrymple
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.25276-25758, MSS.25767-25839 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17690 Dalrymple
Scope1901-1907: corresp with Randall Thomas Davidson
RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1903-1930: corresp with Lord Derby
RepositoryLiverpool Record Office
Record Reference920 DER link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20761
Scope1890-1928: corresp with Lady Desborough
RepositoryHertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Record ReferenceD/ERV
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 26768
Scope1887-1905: letters to Duke of Devonshire
RepositoryChatsworth House
Record Referencevol 16
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20594 Cavendish
Scope1918-1922: letters to WH Dickinson
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Eng hist c 403
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1885-1900: corresp with Sir Charles Dilke
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 43877
Scope1886-1904: letters (12) to Sir James Donaldson
RepositorySt Andrews University Library
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1895-1927: letters (16) to the Edinburgh Philosophical Institution
RepositoryEdinburgh City Archives
Record ReferenceqYAS 122P
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1901-1905: letters to Edward VII
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Eng hist c 714-17
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1891-1916: corresp with Arthur Elliott
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS 19488
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scopecorresp with Sir John Ewart
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
Record ReferenceNRAS1054 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 11854
Scope1905-1915: corresp with Lord Fisher
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceFISR link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16615 Fisher
Scope1922-1939: letters (11) to HAL Fisher
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Fisher
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16446 Fisher
Scope1880-1909: letters (17) to AC Fraser
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceDep.208 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1887-1921: corresp with Moreton Frewen
RepositoryLibrary of Congress, Manuscript Division
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22522 Frewen
Scope1901-1928: corresp with Lord Gladstone
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 45986
Scope1877-1923: letters to Mary Gladstone
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 46238
Scope1874-1896: corresp with WE Gladstone
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 44444-785 passim
Scope1887-1900: letters to Lord Goschen
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceDep c 182-83 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 5677
Scope1887-1926: letters to Sir Edmund Gosse
RepositoryLeeds University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceLibrary Publications no 3
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 9840 Gosse
Scope1907-1916: corresp with HA Gwynne
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceGwynne MSS
Other referencesee Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
Scope1892-1928: corresp with Lord Haldane
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.5903-17 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1899-1914: letters (11) to Lord Halsbury
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd. MS 56372 ff.196-219v
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 6238 Giffard
Scope1900-1919: corresp with Viscount Hanworth
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Eng hist c 941 943, d 430
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1889-1922: corresp with Lewis Harcourt
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Harcourt link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 3679
Scope1898-1918: corresp with Lord Hardinge
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceHardinge link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 3853
Scopeletters (43) to William Ernest Henley
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee NUC MS 84-2128
Scope1895-1911: letters (11) to Sir George Henschel
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAcc.6211 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scopec1904-05: corresp with WAS Hewins
RepositorySheffield University Library
Record ReferenceMS 74 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 42721
Scope1885-1909: corresp with Sir Michael Hicks-Beach
RepositoryGloucestershire Archives
Record ReferenceD2440 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 3526 Hicks Beach
Scope1897-1927: letters (16) to Sir Samuel Hoare
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceTem I-II, X, XVII P 3
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scopeletters to TC Horsfall
RepositoryManchester Archives and Local Studies
Scopecorresp with Edward House
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Sterling Memorial Library
Other referencesee Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
Scope1925-1930: corresp with Thomas Jones
RepositoryNational Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
Record ReferenceThomas Jones
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 30994 Jones
Scope1911-1915: letters to Philip Kerr
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Eng hist c 785, 790
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1914-1916: corresp with Lord Kitchener.
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferenceWO 159 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1914-1916: corresp with Lord Kitchener
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferencePRO 30/57 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1906-23: corresp with Andrew Bonar Law
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceBL link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19286
Scope1915-22: corresp with David Lloyd George
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceLG link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15700
Scope1899-1926: letters (34) to Oliver Lodge
RepositoryUniversity of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
Record ReferenceOL, OJL, Lodge, L Add link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16740
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1917-1919: corresp with Lord Long
RepositoryWiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Record Reference947 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15883 Long
Scope1905-22: corresp with Lord Long
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 62403
Scope1917-1928: corresp with Lord Lothian
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD40 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10737 Kerr
Scope1885-1911: corresp with Alfred Lyttelton
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceCHAN link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19700
Scope1894-1926: letters (10) to Edith Lyttelton
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceChan I 5/3, II/3, 27
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1894-1927: letters (24) to LJ Maxse
RepositoryWest Sussex Record Office
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1895-1930: corresp with Lord Midleton
RepositoryThe National Archives
Record ReferencePRO 30/67
Scope1889-1922: corresp with Lord Milner
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1910-1918: letters to Alexander Murray
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 8802 8806
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1914-1925: corresp with Gilbert Murray
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1896-1918: corresp with Lord Northcliffe
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 62153
Scope1903-1909: corresp with Lord Onslow
RepositorySurrey History Centre
Record Reference173
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 1088 Onslow
Scopeletters to Sir Hugh Owen
RepositoryCardiff Central Library
Other referencesee Accessions to repositories 1966
Scope1917-18: corresp with Sir RS Paget
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 51252
Scope1891-95: letters (10) to Sir Charles Pearson
RepositoryEdinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceGen 756
Scopecorresp with Lord Pembroke
RepositoryWiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Record Reference2057 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22080 Herbert
Scope1909-17: corresp with Sir Horace Plunkett
RepositoryPlunkett Foundation
Record ReferenceBALF
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16228 Plunkett
Scope1898-1910: letters to Hastings Rashdall
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Eng lett c 345 3487, d 359 361
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1917-1919: letters to Lord Reading
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMSS Eur E 238, F 118
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20531 Isaacs
Scope1887-1890: letters (29) to Sir Joseph Ridgeway
RepositoryHelmingham Hall
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 6957 Ridgeway
Scope1903-1905: corresp with Lord Ritchie
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 53780
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10649 Ritchie
Scope1900-1914: letters to Lord Roberts
RepositoryNational Army Museum Templer Study Centre
Record Reference7101/23, 8310/155-62
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18656
Scope1905-1917: corresp with Walter Runciman
RepositoryNewcastle University: Special Collections
Record ReferenceWR
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 13873 Runciman
Scope1904-05: corresp with Herbert Samuel
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceSAM link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 11187
Scope1896-1924: letters to Charles Sarolea
RepositoryEdinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceSar coll
Scope1892-1916: corresp with Lord Selborne
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Selborne
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17810 Palmer
Scope1910-1919: corresp with Lord Selbourne
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceSelborne papers link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22802
Scope1900-1910: letters to James Parker Smith
RepositoryGlasgow City Archives
Record ReferenceTD1 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20864 Smith
Scope1919-1926: letters from WR Sorley
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Other referencesee Bulletin of IHR, vol 19, p103
Scope1888-1891: letters to Edward Stanhope
RepositoryKent History and Library Centre
Record ReferenceU1590/O257 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 25095
Scope1888-89: letters (15) to WT Stead
RepositoryCambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Record ReferenceSTED 1/4 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 32593
Scope1896-1925: corresp with John St Loe Strachey
RepositoryParliamentary Archives
Record ReferenceSTR link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 19285
Scope1902-19: corresp with Sir Joseph John Thomson
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
Record ReferenceMSS C49; H17; H19 passim
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 23828 Thomson
Scope1894-1916: corresp with Wilfrid Ward
RepositorySt Andrews University Library
Record Referencems38347-38348, ms38469 and ms38508 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 26993
Scope1919: corresp with Sir Henry Wilson
RepositoryImperial War Museum Department of Documents
Record ReferenceHHW
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 28567
Scope1890-1910: corresp
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scopecorresp
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Eng hist c 723-70
Other referencesee Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
Scope1895-1926: corresp with Lord Rosebery and some papers rel to Donald Macleod
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 10101-10131, 9657, 9812-27 Passim

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