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Dundas, Robert Saunders- (1771-1851) 2nd Viscount Melville, statesman

GB/NNAF/P140448   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P25375)

Location of Related Collections
Scopecorresp and papers
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD51 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10188 Dundas
Other referencesee HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
Scope1782-1849: misc personal and political corresp and papers, with Ist Viscount
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.9370 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scopecorresp and papers rel to India
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEng MSS 670-99, 926-27
Scopecorresp and papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 40100-02, 41079-85, 41345, 41767-68, 43770
Scope1807-1830: misc corresp
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 6524, 7199 Passim
Scope1807: papers rel to East India Co
RepositoryBritish Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)
Record ReferenceMss Eur F495 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Annual Return 2004
Scope1790-1838: corresp, mostly on Indian affairs
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAcc.12001 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Annual return 2001
Scope1783-1849: family and personal corresp
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD235/10 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 34965 Bonar Mackenzie
Scopecorresp
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record Referenceloan 57
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20952 Bathurst
Scope1804-44: corresp mainly rel to Edinburgh (123 items)
RepositoryWellcome Library
Record ReferenceMS.5122
Scope1807-26: naval corresp and papers
RepositoryNational Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
Record ReferenceMEL/101-03 LBK/4
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
Scopecorresp as Governor of the Bank of Scotland
RepositoryLloyds Banking Group Archives (Edinburgh)
Record ReferenceMEL link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 41517
Scopecorresp and papers rel to Ireland
RepositoryNational Library of Ireland
Record ReferenceMSS 54-55A
Scopecorresp and papers rel to Scotland
RepositorySt Andrews University Library
Record ReferencemsDA816.D8 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 14799
Scope1782-1841: corresp and papers rel to Highland roads and bridges
RepositoryLondon University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
Record ReferenceCOLL F link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 7536 Dundas
Scopecorresp rel to West Indies
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House
Record ReferenceMSS W Ind s 7-8
Scope1807-12: corresp with Lord and Lady Minto
RepositoryLeeds University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceMinto
Scope1807-1851: corresp and papers
RepositoryUniversity of Michigan: William L Clements Library
Record ReferenceMelville papers
Other referencesee R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
Scope1811-49: corresp rel to naval matters
RepositoryDuke University: William R Perkins Library
Record ReferenceXVIII-F
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22507 Dundas
Other referencesee R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
Scope1811-1829: corresp and papers rel to Admiralty administration
RepositoryLibrary of Congress, Manuscript Division
Other referencesee R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
Scope1807-12: corresp rel to India (132 items)
RepositoryLondon University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Record ReferenceMS 18945 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1812-20: papers (29pp)
RepositoryLibrary and Archives Canada
Record ReferencemG 24
Other referencesee R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
Scope1812-14: corresp and papers
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referencesee Guide 1982
Scope1820-37: corresp with Balfour family
RepositoryOrkney Archive
Record ReferenceD2 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 16075 Balfour
Scope1812-26: corresp with Lord Bathurst
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record Referenceloan 57
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20952 Bathurst
Other referencesee HMC Bathurst MSS
Scope1782-1804: corresp with Lord Bolton
RepositoryNorth Yorkshire County Record Office
Record ReferenceZBO link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 8638 Orde-Powlett
Scope1814-29: corresp with George Canning
RepositoryUniversity of Michigan: William L Clements Library
Record ReferenceGeorge Canning papers link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22709
Scope1814-18: corresp with Lord Castlereagh
RepositoryPublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
Record ReferenceD3030
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12865 Stewart
Scope1833-37: letters to Robert Christie
RepositoryEdinburgh City Archives
Record ReferenceNRAS3563/233
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38890 Edinburgh CL
Scope1831-48: corresp with Sir George Clerk
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD18 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 29182
Scope1812-25: corresp with Sir Alexander Cochrane
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 2264-68, 2574-76
Scopeletters to Thomas, Lord Cochrane
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD233 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 8150 Cochrane
Scope1811-49: (copies) letters (350) to JW Croker
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP 706
Scope1835-47: letters (14) to Lord Dalhousie
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD45 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17164
Other referencesee NRA(S)0805
Scope1812-30: letters (15) to Sir Thomas Foley
RepositoryNational Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
Record ReferenceFOL link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
Scope1809-15: corresp with John Foster
RepositoryPublic Record Office of Northern Ireland
Record ReferenceD 207/53
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 6701 Skeffington
Scope1798-1823: letters (29) from Frederick Augustus, Duke of York to him and his father
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Other referencesee Accessions to repositories 1990
Scope1833: letters to Henry Goulburn
RepositorySurrey History Centre
Record Reference319 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 777
Scope1807-08: corresp with Charles Grant and Edward Parry
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Eng hist c 210
Scope1813-33: corresp with 2nd Earl Grey
RepositoryDurham University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceGrey of Howick collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 6228 Grey
Scope1811-12: corresp with Lord Harrowby
RepositoryHarrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 1561 Ryder
Scope1812-14: letters (18) from Sir Samuel Hood
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 63102
Scope1810-25: letters to Sir Alexander Hope
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD364 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10172 Hope
Other referencesee NRA(S)1021
Scope1844-46: letters to JJ Hope Johnstone
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
Record ReferenceNRAS2171 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12630 Hope-Johnstone
Scope1831-33: letters from Sir Henry Hotham and John Irving
RepositoryHull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
Record ReferenceDDHO/7/114 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 5408
Scope1807-30: corresp with Sir Harford Jones
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 41768
Scope1812-15: corresp with Lord Keith
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 9733-34
Scope1811-46: corresp with John Lee
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 3433-45 passim
Scope1808-26: corresp with Lord Liverpool
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 38245-328, 38411, 38571-76 passim
Scope1818-20: corresp with Sir David Milne and Earl of Seafield
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.9735 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1807-12: corresp with Lord Minto
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 11289-90, 11302-03
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10476 Minto
Scope1812-49: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 40221-601
Scope1811-47: letters from Sir Robert Peel
RepositoryHarvard University Business School: Baker Library
Other referencesee R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
Scope1808-10: corresp with Spencer Perceval
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 8587 Holland
Other referencesee HMC corresp file - Holland, David
Scope1806-29: corresp with Sir Walter Scott
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 3875-910 passim
Scope1812-27: letters (20) to Lord Spencer
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10410 Spencer
Scope1821-28: corresp with JA Stewart-Mackenzie
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD46 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 30101 Stewart-Mackenzie
Scopeletters to Lord Wallace
RepositoryNorthumberland Archives
Record ReferenceIII link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 811
Scope1812-14: corresp with Sir John Warren
RepositoryNational Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
Record ReferenceLBK/2
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
Scope1833-49: letters (15) to Duke of Wellington
RepositoryUniversity of Southampton Library
Record ReferenceMS 61 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20085
Scopecorresp with Duke of Wellington
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Other referencesee Annual report 1983
Scope1811-20: corresp with CP Yorke
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 45044-46
Scope1808-1851: misc corresp incl Lord Rutherfurd, Thomas Graham Stirling and John Borthwick of Crookston
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS 9697-10683, 10218-10958 Passim

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