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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Earl Mountbatten of Burma Diaries 4

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 Diaries 4 page contains the diaries for Lord Mountbatten, 1951-60.  For other diaries of Lord Mountbatten, go to Lord Mountbatten Diaries 1 for 1918, 1920, 1922-34; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 2 for 1935-42; Lord Mountbatten Diaries 3 for 1943-4, 1946-50; and 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 31, Jan-Jun 1951

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 31, Jul-Dec 1951

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 32, Jan-Jun 1952

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 32, Jul-Dec 1952

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 33, Jan-Jun 1953

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 33, Jul-Dec 1953

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 34, Jan-Jun 1954

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 34, Jul-Dec 1954

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 35, Jan-Jun 1955

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 35, Jul-Dec 1955

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 36, Jan-Jun 1956

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 36, Jul-Dec 1956

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 37, Jan-Jun 1957

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 37, Jul-Dec 1957

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 38, Jan-Jun 1958

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 38, Jul-Dec 1958

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 39 Jan-Jun 1959

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 39, Jul-Dec 1959

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 40, Jan-Jun 1960

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 40, Jul-Dec 1960

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