Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce, Baron, 1815-1895

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Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron Aberdare, barrister and politician, Liberal M.P. for Merthyr Tydvil (1852-1868) and for Refrewshire (1869-1873); Undersecretary (1862-1864) and Secretary of State for Home Affairs (1869-1873); admitted to the Privy Council in 1864 as Vice President of the Committee of Council on Education; a charity commissioner for England and Wales (1864); peer (1873) appointed by Gladstone Lord President of the Council; the first president (1883-1895) and first chancellor (1895) of University College of South Wales; Fellow of the Royal Society (1876); member of the Royal Geographical Soceity (1876), and governor of the Royal Niger Company (1886).

From the description of Correspondence of Henry Austin Bruce, Baron Aberdare, 1843-1923. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122593707

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referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hayward, A. (Abraham), 1801-1884. Abraham Hayward correspondence files : 1063 items, 1790-1889 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Additional papers, 1767-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce, Baron, 1815-1895,. Correspondence of Henry Austin Bruce, Baron Aberdare, 1843-1923. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Abraham Hayward correspondence files : 1063 items, 1790-1889 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Aberdare, Henry Austin Bruce, Baron, 1815-1895,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Austin Bruce to Robert Perceval Graves [manuscript], 1891 January 21. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rawle family. Rawle family papers, 1682-1921, bulk 1770-1911. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893. John Addington Symonds collection of papers, 1879-1886. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn John Addington Symonds collection of papers, 1879-1886 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
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Politicians--Correspondence
Patronage, political--History--19th century--Sources
Women in medicine
Capital punishment
Fisheries--History--19th centuryv--Sources
Educators--Correspondence
Patronage, ecclesiastical--History--19th century--Sources
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Birth 1815

Death 1895

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