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Bangor University
Letters from India of the Caine family

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS CAI

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Letters from India of the Caine family

Short Title: Letters from India of the Caine family

Creation date(s): 1937

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Caine family

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: William Sproston Caine was sometime M.P. for Scarborough. He was the father of Lady Clwyd (Hannah Rushton Clwyd, 1869-1951), and his wife was the daughter of Hugh Stowell Brown, the well-known Baptist minister of Myrtle Street, Liverpool.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: 15 typescript copy letters from India of the Caine family. They are headed variously from Bombay, Baroda, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Lahore, Alleghur, Lucknow, Benares, Calcutta, Darjeeling and Mahableswar and contain a wealth of intelligent and fascinating observations on the people, customs, flora, fauna and topography of the sub-continent.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 26078

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: See also the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 20722 for related item.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, December 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
India | Description and travel

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Corporate names

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