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Mountbatten Digitisation Project - Earl Mountbatten of Burma Diaries 6

Welcome to the Mountbatten Papers Digitisation Project which will make available online for the first time papers of the late Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, providing a fascinating insight into both their public and private lives.

This Diaries 6 page contains Lord Mountbatten's tour diaries 1969-78.  Catalogue descriptions of these and earlier tour diaries can be found in the Epexio Archive Catalogue.

For other diaries of Lord Mountbatten, go to Lord Mountbatten Diaries 1 for diaries, 1918, 1920, 1922-34; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-42; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-4, 1946-50; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 5 for 1961-8 and appointment diaries 1956-7 and 1977-8.

For diaries of Lady Mountbatten, go to Lady Mountbatten Diaries 1 for 1923-34; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-41; Lady Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-50; and Lady Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60.

Lord Mountbatten's correspondence to his wife can be found at Lord Mountbatten Correspondence.

For Lady Mountbatten's correspondence with her husband go to Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 1 for 1921-6, Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 2 for 1927-36 and Lady Mountbatten Correspondence 3 for 1937 onwards.

Louis Mountbatten was born in 1900, the fourth and youngest child of Prince Louis of Battenberg and Princess Victoria of Hesse, one of Queen Victoria's granddaughters.

 

The digital copies of the tour diaries are below:

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1969

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1970

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1971

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1972 vol 1

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1972 vol. 2

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1973

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1974 vol. 1

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1974 vol. 2

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1975 vol. 1

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1975 vol. 2

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1976 vol. 1

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1976 vol. 2

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1976 vol. 3

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1977

Lord Mountbatten's tour diary 1978

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