Monson Papers

The Monson collection contains documents of national and international importance covering 500 years. It was accrued by the Monson family who regularly produced individuals whose importance, correspondence and connections cast new, and often unseen light on diplomacy, military campaigns, the Royal Household and colonial administration. It is considered an ‘indispensable part of the record of British national life’.

Invitation to Queen Victoria’s coronation
Invitation to Queen Victoria’s coronation and letters documenting the outbreak of the American Civil War among treasures saved for the nation
  • Invitation to Queen Victoria’s coronation
  • Letters documenting the outbreak of the American Civil War
  • Letters documenting the outbreak of the American Civil War
  • Letters documenting the outbreak of the American Civil War
  • Letters documenting the outbreak of the American Civil War
Applicant: 
Lincolnshire County Council
Location: 
Lincolnshire Archives, St Rumbold Street, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 5AB
Region: 
East Midlands
Grant awarded: 
£242,500
Year awarded: 
2017