- 1792-1956 (Creation)
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Diaries, comprising diaries of Mary, Countess Grey, wife of Charles, 2nd Earl Grey, 1822-1843; diaries, including accounts and memoranda, of Sir Francis Wood, 2nd baronet, 1803-1834, 1842-1846; diaries of Anne, Lady Wood, wife of Sir Francis Wood, 2nd baronet, with transcripts, 1792, 1810-1812; diaries of foreign travel by Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax, including trips to the Low Countries, Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy and the Netherlands, 1823-1824, 1827, 1829, 1837; diaries of Lady Mary Wood, Viscountess Halifax, including accounts of European travel, 1829, 1837-1884; diary of a tour in Scotland, the Lake District and Wales by Samuel Francis Wood, 1825; personal diaries of Charles Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax, 1853-1928; domestic and social engagement books of Lady Agnes Wood, Viscountess Halifax, 1885-1911; diaries of Emily Meynell Ingram, née Wood, including commonplace books and sketches of the Channel Islands, Ireland and Scotland, 1854-1903; diaries, mainly typescript, of Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, including wartime diaries, pocket engagement books and printed programmes of tours as Viceroy of India, 1921-1956; diary of Charles Reginald Lindley Wood at Eton, 1885; a description of the Forts at Cronstadt, its dockyard and fleets by Louis Reynolds, Senior Lieutenant of H.M.S. St Jean d’Acre, 1856; typescript diaries of General Sir Charles O. Harvey, Military Advisor in Chief to the Indian State Forces of tours of inspection to troops in India, Burma, Persia and Iraq, 1943-1946; personal diaries and notebooks of Lady Dorothy Wood, Countess of Halifax, 1892-1925; ‘Recollections’ by Lady Dorothy Wood, n.d.; diary of Peter Wood during time in Middle East, n.d.; Italian diary of Lieutenant Colonel H. C. Lowry-Corry, nephew of 2nd Viscount Halifax, 1944.
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By instruction of Lord Halifax, the 'Recollections' of Lady Dorothy Wood are closed until 2026.