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Papers of Hugh Cecil

Maker:  Maker Unknown




Papers of Hugh Cecil, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, K.G., G.C.V.O. (1857-1944) The 'Yellow Earl'. Extensive correspondence: letters addressed to him relating to his numerous interests including boxing (the formulation of the rules of professional fighting, the Lonsdale Belt and the National Sporting Club); racing; the National Stud, the breeding, showing and judging of horses, hounds and other dogs; hunting; motoring; the Army; the circus; charities (particularly the RSPCA and the Blue Cross Fund); papers relating to his private expedition of thirteen months to the Canadian and Alaskan arctic and subarctic.

ID:  124400



The archive will be on loan to the Cumbria Records Office, for display at Cumbria Archive Centre, Lady Gilford's House, Petteril Bank Road, Carlisle CA1 3AJ.