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Guide to the Cholmley Family Collection
MS 197  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents Note
  • Indexing Terms
  • Separated Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Cholmley Family collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1865-1883
    Collection number: MS 197
    Collector: Family, Cholmley
    Extent: 7 items

    1 folder
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection consists of publication announcements, newspaper clippings, one handwritten letter, and one note, all about or by members of the Cholmley family
    Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Cholmley Family collection. MS 197. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Donor unknown

    Scope and Contents Note

    This small collection consists of a handwritten letter from G. Cholmley addressed to Edward Chapman, one page of handwritten bridge specifications titled the Spital Bridge Memoranda, July 1874, two newspaper clippings; one, dated May 1865, giving a description of the Cholmley family escutcheon, and another, dated 31 May 1883, with the obituary of Mrs. Hannah Cholmley, and three publication announcements for The Memoirs of Sir Hugh Cholmley, Knt. and Bart.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Cholmley, Hugh, Sir--1600-1657
    Cholmley family
    Great Britain--Biography
    Great Britain--History--Early Stuarts, 1601-1649
    Tangier (Morocco)--Description and travel

    Separated Material

    The memoirs of Sir Hugh Cholmley, Knt. and Bart. / addressed to his two sons ; in which he gives some account of his family and the distresses they underwent in the civil wars, and how far he himself was engaged in them ; taken from an original manuscript, in his own hand-writing now in the possession of Nathaniel Cholmley, of Whitby and Howsham, in the County of York, Esquire.