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H M Baillie collection. Papers on orders of knighthood, European palace architecture and ceremonial

Reference code
BAH
Title
H M Baillie collection. Papers on orders of knighthood, European palace architecture and ceremonial
Date
mostly 1949-82
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
22 boxes of notes and slides.
Scope and content
Collection of Hugh Murray Gladwin Baillie, MBE, FSA (1916-82), relating mainly to orders of knighthood and European palace architecture and ceremonial; mostly 1949-82. After war service Hugh Murray Baillie remained in Germany as a Manuscripts, Fine Arts and Archives officer; in 1955 he joined the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts and retired as Assistant Secretary in 1979. See obituaries in A.J., 62 (1982), 494; Journal of the Society of Archivists, 7, pt.2 (1982), 143-6. Baillie's work on 18th century orders of knighthood was part of a project initiated by the Heraldry Society (Orders of Knighthood Committee 1961-5). The summary catalogue entries are based on the analytical list of the collection, by John A.Goodall, FSA (copy in Box I).
Creator
Baillie, Hugh Murray Gladwin (1916-1982), antiquary and archivist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/968/1-18
MS 968
Archival history
Presented by Mrs B M E Finlay, sister of Hugh Murray Baillie, October 1984.
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