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Broadlands Archives Digitisation

The Broadlands Archives is one of the University's foremost collections of manuscripts. Centred on the Temple (Palmerston), Ashley, Cassel and Mountbatten families, this substantial collection dates from the sixteenth century to the present. The material provides a preeminent resource for British politics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Correspondence of third Viscount Palmerston and British diplomats has been digitised and is available in the Virtual Reading Room.

The first material to be unveiled as part of the new Mountbatten Digitisation Project will be private papers of Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma.

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 1944, 1946, 1949-50; and Lord Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60.

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 1943-6, 1949-50; and Lady Mountbatten Diaries 4 for 1951-60.

Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma
Edwina, Countess Mountbatten of Burma
Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Earl Mountbatten of Burma
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