Howard Bury Collection
This collection was given on permanent loan to the library in 1974-75 by Mr. Rex Beaumont of Belvedere. The material ranges from personal accounts of the diaries and tours at the beginning of the 19th Century to details of local politics and electioneering in the mid 19th Century. It also includes prisoner of war diaries and accounts of the geographical and mountaineering expeditions of Col. Howard Bury and papers relating to the Belvedere Estate. The collection is named after Col. Howard Bury, the former owner of Belvedere House.
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