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Named Manuscripts Collections and Archives - L

Lancashire Wills
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: 32115 (also Harley 1991 & 2067).

Lane Collection
Scope: Edward William Lane. Egyptian antiquities. Drawings.
Location and Catalogue: 29812-29860, 34080-8.

Lansdowne Papers
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See the Bowood Papers.

Larpent Plays
Scope: The original plays 1743-1824 are in the Huntingdon Library, San Marino, California.
Location and Catalogue: Fiche 253/1-1297, Fiche 254/1-1070.

Lauderdale Papers
Scope: Papers and correspondence of John Maitland, 2nd Earl of Lauderdale, created in 1672 Duke of Lauderdale, and in 1674 Earl of Guilford.
Location and Catalogue: 23108-23138, 23240-23251, 35125.

Lay Papers
Scope: Correspondence and papers of and relating to Horatio Nelson Lay (b. 1832, d, 1898), official in British consular service in China and Chinese customs service.
Location and Catalogue: 72819-72823.

Layard Papers
Scope: Sir Austen Henry Layard, P.C. G.C.B. D.C.L. the discoverer of Nineveh (b. 1817, d. 1894). Correspondence and papers.
Location and Catalogue: 38931-39164, 40637, 46153-70, 50149, 50182, 58149-58202, 58222-3.

Layton Papers
Scope: Correspondence and papers of Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton relating to the naval war in the Far East, 1940-1945.
Location and Catalogue: 74796-74806.

Leeds Papers
Scope: Dukes of Leeds; Godolphin-Osborne family.
Location and Catalogue: 47236-47435.

Lieven Papers
Scope: Prince Christoph H. Lieven and family.
Location and Catalogue: 47236-47435.

Liverpool Papers
Scope: The Earls of Liverpool (Jenkinson, Hawkesbury, etc.).
Location and Catalogue: 38190-38489, 38564-38581, 59772, 61818, Loan 72/1-68.

Loménie Collection
Scope: Transcripts of French State Papers collected by Antoine de Loménie and copied for Jean Baptiste Colberto.
Location and Catalogue: 30525-30766.

London Book Binders Papers
Scope: Society of London Bookbinders.
Location and Catalogue: 57562-57635.

London, Chatham and Dover Railway
Scope: Letterbooks.
Location and Catalogue: 74274-74283.

Long Papers
Scope: Charles Edward & Edward Long. Jamaica.
Location and Catalogue: 12402-12440, 18270-5, 18959-63, 21931, 22639, 22676-80, 27968, 43379A-D, 43498-9, 46470.

Long Papers
Scope: Walter Hume Long (1854-1924) 1st Viscount Long (1921), statesman. Correspondence and papers.
Location and Catalogue: 62403-62443.

Longleat House MSS
Scope: Coventry MSS.
Location and Catalogue: Microfilm M863/1-65 (& BSDS & IHR).

Longleat House MSS
Scope: Thynne MSS.
Location and Catalogue: Microfilm M904/1-62 (& BSDS & IHR).

Longleat House MSS
Scope: Portland MSS.
Location and Catalogue: Microfilm M921/1-15 (& BSDS & IHR).

Longman
Scope: Microfilm of publisher's archive.
Location and Catalogue: DPB Mic. B53/345-417 (& BSDS).

Lord Chamberlain's correspondence 1900-1968
Scope:
Location and Catalogue:  See under Chamberlain's.

Lord Chamberlain's Plays
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See under Chamberlain's.  

Lord Chamberlain's plays 1824 - 1968
Scope: Card index of titles, in progress, available.
Location and Catalogue:  

Lord Chamberlain's plays: day books
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: 53702-53708 (1824-1903) 61952-61970 (1904-1968).

Loseley Manuscripts at Folger Shakespeare Library, USA
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: Microfilm M437. Typescript HMC list available.

Lowe Papers
Scope: Sir Hudson Lowe (b. 1769, d. 1844).
Location and Catalogue: 20107-20240, 15729, 29543, 45517, 49528, 56088-91, Eg. MSS 3714-20.

Lutyens, Elisabeth
Scope: Music MSS.
Location and Catalogue: RBMRR: 64435-64795.

Lysons Collectanea
Scope: Newspaper cuttings collected by Daniel Lysons.
Location and Catalogue: DPB: 1881.b.6; 1889.b.5; 1889.e.6.

Lysons Topographical Collection
Scope: Samuel & Daniel Lysons' collections relating to 'Magna Britannia' and 'Environs of London'.
Location and Catalogue: 9408-9471.