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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Earl Mountbatten of Burma Diaries 2

Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Earl Mountbatten of Burma

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 is a rolling programme, starting with diaries for both Lord and Lady Mountbatten.

This Diaries 2 page contains Lord Mountbatten's diaries, 1935-42. For other diaries of Lord Mountbatten, go to Lord Mountbatten Diaries 1 for 1918, 1920, 1922-34; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-4, 1946-50; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 5 for 1961-8 and appointment diaries 1956-7 and 1977-8; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 6 for tour diaries 1969-78.

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 diaries are below:

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 16, Jan-Jun 1935

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 16, Jul-Dec 1935

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 17, Jan-Jun 1936

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 17, Jul-Dec 1936

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 18, Jan-Jun 1937

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 18, Jul-Dec 1937

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 19, Jan-Jun 1938

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 19, Jul-Dec 1938

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 20, Jan-Jun 1939

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 20, Jul-Dec 1939

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 21, Jan-Jun 1940

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 21, Jul-Dec 1940

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 22, Jan-Jun 1941

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 22, Jul-Dec 1941

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 23, Jan-Jun 1942

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 23, Jul-Dec 1942

 

 

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