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signatures of British royalty and nobility (Collection of)
MS 271  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of signatures of British royalty and nobility
    Date (inclusive): circa 1738-1920
    Collection Number: MS 271
    Extent: 0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains signatures of British nobility and members of the British royal family, and includes some signed letters and government documents. Notable signatures in the collection include those of Queen Victoria, Prince of Wales Albert Edward (later Edward VII), Princess May of Teck (later Queen Mary), and multiple Dukes and Duchesses.
    Languages: The collection is in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection of signatures of British royalty and nobility (MS 271). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing History

    This collection was processed by Serena Rodholm in 2017.
    Processing of the Collection of signatures of British royalty and nobility was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection contains signatures of British nobility and members of the British royal family, and includes some signed letters and government documents. Notable signatures in the collection include those of Queen Victoria, Prince of Wales Albert Edward (later Edward VII), Princess May of Teck (later Queen Mary), and multiple Dukes and Duchesses. Materials in the collection also include a photograph and drawing of Prince of Wales Albert Edward, and letters to a Miss Moseley from members of the Teck family and unknown correspondents.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically.

    Indexing Terms

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

    Subjects

    Nobility -- Great Britain.
    Royal households -- Great Britain.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Correspondence.
    Signatures (names)