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The British Monarchy

Identifier: Mss 0088

Collection Overview

This collection consists of the following published material, heavily illustrated, dealing with the British royal family from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II: 1. The golden extra: to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (Daily Mail, 23 June 1897); 2. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration (Illustrated London News, with suppl., 26 June 1897); 3. Her majesty's glorious jubilee 1897 (Illustrated London News, Diamond Jubilee no. 1897); 4. Queen Victoria funeral (The Sphere, 9 February 1901; 5. King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra at the opening of Parliament, February 14, 1901 (Suppl. to Illustrated London News, 23 February 1901; 6. Coronation and procession of Edward VII (Illustrated London News, Special no., 14 August 1902); 7. Prince of Wales in India (Newsletter, Suppl. to Sphere, 25 November 1905); 8. Life of King Edward VII (The Graphic, special no., 11 May 1910); 9. The Coronation of their majesties King George VI & Queen Elizabeth: official souvenir program (12 May 1939); 10. Coronation ceremony of George VI (Illustrated London News, 15 May 1939); 11. The wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth.. Souvenir program; 12.. King George VI & Queen Elizabeth: silver wedding souvenir book; 13. Life and coronation of Queen Elizabeth II (The Times (London), June 1953); 14. Wedding of Princess Margaret.. (Life, 16 May 1960).


  • Creation: 1897-1960


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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1.90 linear feet (1 oversize flat box)

Inventory of the The British Monarchy, 1897-1960
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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