Inventory of the Sir Paul Dukes papers

Processed by David Jacobs.
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Inventory of the Sir Paul Dukes papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
David Jacobs
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by David Jacobs.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Sir Paul Dukes papers
Dates: 1915-1990
Collection Number: 89082
Creator: Dukes, Paul, Sir, 1889-1967.
Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Diaries, writings, lectures, notes, letters, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to British intelligence operations, especially during the Russian Revolution, to popularization of Yoga in the Western world, and to personal affairs. Includes fictional writings, poems and musical compositions. Also includes some material relating to Sir Paul Dukes collected by Robin Bruce Lockhart.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sir Paul Dukes papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1989.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Related Materials

Sir Robert Hamilton Bruce Lockhart papers, Hoover Institution Archives.

Scope and Content of Collection

Diaries, writings, lectures, notes, letters, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to British intelligence operations, especially during the Russian Revolution, to popularization of Yoga in the Western world, and to personal affairs. Includes fictional writings, poems and musical compositions. Also includes some material relating to Sir Paul Dukes collected by Robin Bruce Lockhart.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Espionage, British--Soviet Union.
Secret service--Great Britain.
Yoga.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Lockhart, Robin Bruce.


Box: 1

Diaries 1918-1922, 1926-1927, 1932, 1935-1936, 1940, 1942, 1946, 1956-1958

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes and list of contents compiled by Robin Bruce Lockhart, 1990.
Box: 1

Personal profile complied by Robin Bruce Lockhart 1915-1990

Scope and Content Note

Includes award certificates; biographical note; correspondence; notes; and photographic prints and negatives.
Box: 1

Personal documents 1915-1965

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with the Dalai Lama and Pandit Nehru; genealogical essay on the Dukes family; maps; passports; and photographic prints.
Box: 1

Miscellaneous documents 1937-1990

Scope and Content Note

Includes articles by Paul Dukes; certificate of registration; correspondence; list of contents; marriage certificate; notes; proposals; and writing fragments.
Box: 1

Clippings, official documents issued by Soviet authorities, and photographic prints 1917-1968

Box: 2

Short stories by Paul Dukes 1925-1965

Box: 2

Musical compositions 1950-1965

Scope and Content Note

Includes clipping, card, poem, scores, scripts, and sheet music.
Box: 2

Poems 1950-1960

Box: 2

Clippings, largely relating to the espionage activities of Paul Dukes 1951-1965

Box: 2

"Sai Baba," manuscript by Paul Dukes relating to his travels in India 1963

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter.
Box: 2

Published articles by Paul Dukes on the practice of yoga 1949-1961

Box: 2

Lectures and other writings by Paul Dukes, largely relating to the practice of yoga 1950-1957

Box: 2

Clippings, largely relating to the teaching of yoga by Paul Dukes and Diana Fitzgerald 1958-1964

Box: 3

Photographic prints, largely depicting Paul Dukes and Diana Fitzgerald engaged in yoga activities 1955-1965

Box: 3

Album of photographs depicting scenes in India, including some portraying Paul Dukes 1950