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RFK The Papers of Richard Ferdinand Kahn
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SCR Papers Relating to Sir Stratford and Lady Canning
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STE The Papers of John Steegman
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Papers Relating to Sir Stratford and Lady Canning

Title Papers Relating to Sir Stratford and Lady Canning
Reference GBR/0272/PP/SCR
Creator Canning, Sir Stratford (1786-1880) 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, diplomatist (KC 1806)
Covering Dates 1825–1888
Extent and Medium 2 envelopes; paper
Repository King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge
Content and context

Sir Stratford Canning (1786-1880), 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe was educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge. He was admitted as a Scholar in 1806, but resigned his scholarship to become a Fellow-Commoner in 1807. In the same year he entered the Foreign Office, eventually becoming a diplomat styled the 'Great Elchi', involved in near Eastern affairs. He was MP for Sarum (1828) and King's Lynn (1835-41) and was created Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe in May 1852.

The collection comprises correspondence written by Sir Stratford and Lady Canning, and a newspaper clipping about him.

Access and Use

Please cite as King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, Papers Relating to Sir Stratford and Lady Canning, SCR

Further information

ETO/34 contains an Eton exercise by Stratford Canning.

Index Terms
Canning, Stratford (1786-1880) 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, diplomatist
King's/PP/SCR contains:
1 Correspondence.
1 envelope; paper.
1825–1880
X Extra material.
2 sheets; paper.
1888

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