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Regalia. Papers of Hervey Degge Sitwell

Reference code
SIT
Title
Regalia. Papers of Hervey Degge Sitwell
Date
c1952 - 1966
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Unbound papers. Six grey boxes.
Scope and content
Papers of Maj.-Gen. Hervey Degge Sitwell, CB, CVO, MC, FSA (1890-1973), Keeper of the Jewel House, Tower of London 1952-68, conc. regalia in the Tower of London; mostly c. 1952-66 but including earlier and later correspondence. General Sitwell published The Crown Jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London (1953); 'The Jewel House and the Royal Goldsmiths', Arch. Journal, 117 (1960), 131-55; 'Royal Serjeants-at-Arms and the Royal Maces', Archaeologia, 102 (1969), 203-50; The English Regalia (with Martin Holmes, 1972); Sitwell's notes are used extensively for The Crown Jewels, ed. C. Blair (1998). See also A.J., 55 (1975), 496 (obituary); Who Was Who 1971-80.
Creator
Sitwell, Hervey Degge Wilmot (1896-1973), Major General and Keeper of the Jewel House, Tower of London
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/950/1-3
MS 950
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