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  • Location of Originals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
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  • Title: Sir Eldon Gorst papers
    Date (inclusive): 1890-1911
    Collection Number: 78113
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, autobiographical notes, appointment book, and clippings, relating to British administration of Egypt, 1886-1911. Photocopy.
    Creator: Gorst, Eldon, Sir, 1861-1911
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1978.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sir Eldon Gorst papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Location of Originals

    Originals in possession of: Mrs. K. R. Thomas.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    British diplomat; consul general in Egypt, 1907-1911.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diaries, autobiographical notes, appointment book, and clippings, relating to British administration of Egypt, 1886-1911. Photocopy.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Diplomats -- Great Britain
    Egypt -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain
    Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Egypt
    Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936
    Great Britain. Consulate General (Cairo)