Collection inventory

Special Collections home page
printer friendly version

Benjamin Disraeli Letter

A description of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881.
Title: Benjamin Disraeli Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1869-1878
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Letter written by the British Prime Minister, as well as a portrait photograph of him.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) was a British Prime Minister (1868, 1874-1880) and conservative politician.

Return to top

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Benjamin Disraeli Letter contains a handwritten letter dated 30 Mar 1869. In the letter, Disraeli refers to a political speech he is writing. The letter was sent from Disraeli's home of Hughenden Manor, in High Wycombe, England.

The collection also contains a photograph portrait of Disraeli dated 22 Jul 1878, The photographer was Jabez Hughes of Ryde, Isle of Wight.

Return to top

Arrangement of the Collection

Items are in chronological order.

Return to top


Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Return to top

Subject Headings


Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881.


Politicians -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.


Hughenden Manor (England).

Genres and Forms



Prime ministers.

Return to top

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Benjamin Disraeli Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: LMD
Date: 10 Mar 2010
Revision history:

Return to top


SC 407 1869 - also includes a photograph portrait of him dated 1878.

Return to top