Albemarle family scrapbook
||Albemarle family scrapbook
(former reference: MSS 11c99 V)
|Extent and Medium
||1 volume; paper; Mixed scripts
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
The member of the family to feature most prominently in the collection is William Coutts Keppel (1832-1894), Viscount Bury, first President of the Royal Colonial Institute and later 7th Earl of Albemarle.
A scrapbook of c. 123 pages, with cuttings and other material pasted in. The album includes a 'Vanity Fair' cartoon of 6th Earl of Albemarle (1883); a 'Vanity Fair' cartoon of Viscount Bury (1837); a promissory note signed by William Lyon Mackenzie (1837); an invitation to the inaugural Colonial Society meeting on 15 March 1869; an invitation to and the order of service for the funeral of Prince Albert on 23 December 1861; electoral posters of Viscount Bury; and various cuttings, including reviews of Viscount Bury's 'The exodus of the Western nations' and reports of speeches.
Received on indefinite loan from Lord Albemarle.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Albemarle family scrapbook, RCMS 34
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 38. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS.
|Keppel, George Thomas (1799-1891) 6th Earl of Albemarle, army officer|
|Keppel, William Coutts (1832-1894) 7th Earl of Albemarle and Viscount Bury, politician|
|Mackenzie, William Lyon (1795-1861) journalist and politician in Canada|
|Albert (1819-1861) Prince Consort of Queen Victoria|
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