Overview of the Sir Eldon Gorst papers

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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

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Use

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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)