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Mountbatten Digitisation Project: Earl Mountbatten of Burma Diaries 5

Louis, 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 5 page contains the diaries for Lord Mountbatten, 1961-8, and appointment diaries for 1956-7 and 1977-8.  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 4 for 1951-60; 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 41, Jan-Jun 1961

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 41, Jul-Dec 1961

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 42, Jan-Jun 1962

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 42, Jul-Dec 1962

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 43, Jan-Jun 1963

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 43, Jul-Dec 1963

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 44, Jan-Jun 1964

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 44, Jul-Dec 1964

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 45, Jan-Jun 1965

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 45, Jul-Dec 1965

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 46, Jan-Jun 1966

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 46, Jul-Dec 1966

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 47, Jan-Jun 1967

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 47, Jul-Dec 1967

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 48, Jan-Jun 1968

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 48, Jul-Dec 1968

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 49, 1956

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 50, 1957

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 51, 1977

Lord Mountbatten's diary Number 52, 1978

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