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Named Manuscripts Collections and Archives - M-N

 Macmillan Papers
Scope: Macmillan publishers archive.
Location and Catalogue: 54786-56035, 61894-6. 20th century series not catalogued - see separate list.

Madden Papers
Scope: Sir Frederick Madden (b. 1801, d. 1873), Keeper of Manuscripts.
Location and Catalogue: 33278-85 (Hampshire), 38791 (BM), 43500-2 (Charters), 62001-78 (MSS business diaries), 62572-8 (Cotton Library), Eg .MSS 2937-48 (Correspondence); Facs. 1012/1-25 or Microfilms M589/1-10 (Diaries).

Madox Collection
Scope: Thomas Madox; transcripts.
Location and Catalogue: 4479-4572.

Madrigal Society MSS
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: Music Library.

Maggs Archive
Scope: Maggs Bros. booksellers.
Location and Catalogue: Finding list available. Outhoused.

Mahatma Papers
Scope: Theosophical Letters of A.P. Sinnett.
Location and Catalogue: 45284-45289.

Manhood Papers
Scope: H.A. Manhood.
Location and Catalogue: Uncatalogued. Ask Superintendent for information.

Mansbridge Papers
Scope: Correspondence and papers of Albert Mansbridge (b.1876, d.1952) founder and first organising secretary of the Workers' Educational Association.
Location and Catalogue: 65195-65368.

Marlborough Papers
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See under Blenheim Papers.

Marlborough-Heinsius Letters
Scope: Letters from John Churchill to Anthonie Heinsius, 1701-1714.
Location and Catalogue: 71135-71143.

Marshall Collection
Scope: Collected by Julian Marshall.
Location and Catalogue: Mostly RBMRR: 31384-31823.

Martin Papers
Scope: Martin family of Antigua & co. Berks.
Location and Catalogue: 41346-41475.

Maxwell Davies, Peter
Scope: See under Davies, Peter Maxwell.
Location and Catalogue:  

McCrimmon Collection
Scope: Collected by Barbara S. McCrimmon. British Museum & Library 1638-1956.
Location and Catalogue: 70839-70856.

Medici Papers
Scope: Medici family. 1464-circ. 1820.
Location and Catalogue: 21516, 23721, 48719-48799.

Melbourne (Lamb) Papers
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See under Palmerston Papers.

Melbourne Hall Papers
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See under Coke Papers.

Melbourne Papers at Windsor Castle
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See under Windsor Castle.

Merchants of the Staple
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: Add. MSS 43847-52 are now at the Borthwick Institute of Historical Research, St. Anthony's Hall, Peaseholm Green, York YO1 2PW, but can be consulted here on microfilm M2230/1-4.

Meyerstein Bequest
Scope: Music & literary MSS bequeathed by E.H.W. Meyerstein.
Location and Catalogue: 47843-47882.

Mickelthwaite Collections
Scope: John Thomas Micklethwaite, F.S.A. architect of Westminster Abbey (d. 1906. Saxon churches.
Location and Catalogue: 37504-37510.

Middleton Papers
Scope: Official papers of Charles Middleton, 2nd Earl of Middleton, Secretary of State
from 1684 till the flight of James II, with a few earlier papers of previous
Secretaries of State, 1660-Nov. 1688.
Location and Catalogue: 41803-41846.

Millar Bequest
Scope: MSS bequeathed by E.G. Millar.
Location and Catalogue: 54229-54323, 54179-80, 63511-63582.

Milles Collections
Scope: Rev. Jeremiah Milles. Travel journals, etc.
Location and Catalogue: 4755-4802, 15762, 15778.

Mitchell Papers
Scope: Letters, memorials and correspondence of Sir Andrew Mitchell, K.B. Envoy-Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at Berlin, from 1756 to 1770.
Location and Catalogue: 6804-6872, 11260-2, 58283-58367

Mitford, Mary Russell
Scope: Diary, 1819-1823.
Location and Catalogue: DPB: c.60.b.7.

Moffitt Collection
Scope:
Location and Catalogue: See under Gordon Papers.  

Morley Papers
Scope: Earls of Morley. Related printed material in SPIS.
Location and Catalogue: 48218-48301.

Morris, William
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: 45298-45337 (May Morris Bequest), 45338-45353 (Robert Steele Gift), 45407-45412 (Robert Steele Gift).

Morrison Autographs
Scope: Collected by Alfred Morrison.
Location and Catalogue: 39672-3, 39757, 39779-93, 39839-42.

Muggletonian Papers
Scope: Archives of the London Church of the sect founded by John Reeve (b.1608, d.1658) and Lodowick Muggleton (b.1609, d.1698) 17th-20th cent. Partly printed. The records comprise correspondence, treatises, religious verse and accounts.  
Location and Catalogue: 60168-60256, 61950.

Musgrave, Sir William
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: 5718-26 (Biographia), 5727-49 (Obituaries), 5750-56 (Warrants), 6391-3 & 6795 & 25393-25404 (Portraits), Eg. MSS 56-58 (Autographs).

Muskett Collections
Scope: Joseph James Muskett. Suffolk.
Location and Catalogue: 33856-77, 36971-7, 38097-9.

Napier Papers
Scope: Lieut-Gen. Sir Charles James Napier, K.C.B. (b. 1786, d. 1860). Private and official correspondence and papers.
Location and Catalogue: 40018-40055, 49086-49172, 54510-54564.

National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the UK
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: Microfiche; SPIS.

National Portrait Gallery
Scope: Autographs.
Location and Catalogue: 54224-6.

Nelson Papers
Scope: Adm. Horatio Nelson. Public and private correspondence and papers.
Location and Catalogue: Main collection: 34902-34992, 36604-12.

Newcastle Papers
Scope: Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle.
Location and Catalogue: 32679-33083, Correspondence: 32686-32992.

Nightingale Papers
Scope: Florence Nightingale, O.M. 1907 (b. 1820, d. 1910). Correspondence and papers.
Location and Catalogue: Main Collection: 43393-43403, 45750-45849, 47714-47767, 68882-90.

Northcliffe Papers and Diaries
Scope: Alfred C.W. Harmsworth, Viscount Northcliffe.
Location and Catalogue: 62153-62397.

Northumberland Papers at Alnwick
Scope:  
Location and Catalogue: Microfilm M280-M416. Written letter of permission required. See microfilms register.

Novello and Co. Business Archive
Scope: Transferred to the Music Library.
Location and Catalogue: RBMRR: 69516-69792.

Novello Collections
Scope: Music MSS written or collected by Vincent Novello.
Location and Catalogue: RBMRR: 11729-31, 50756-87, 65382-65525, 69851-69864, Loan 69/1-14.