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Correspondence and papers of William Vernon Harcourt, 1825-76, n.d.

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MS. Eng. d. 3877

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The volume is labelled 'Yorkshire Museum, Cavendish & Watt, Castle Howard Reformatory, Aromatic Glass' and comprises

correspondence and papers concerning the construction of the Yorkshire Musuem
  1. (fols. 1-5) ? Goldie, n.d.
  2. (fols. 6-7) Edward Drummond, Feb. 1826
  3. (fols. 8, 10-13) Office of Woods and Forests, June-Oct. 1827
  4. (fol. 9) W. Hill, Sept. 1827
  5. (fols. 14-21) William Wilkins, June 1826-July 1827
  6. (fol. 22) plan of the proposed site for the Yorkshire Museum, n.d.
  7. (fols. 23-8) R.H. Sharp, July 1827-Aug. 1828, n.d.
  8. (fols. 29-30) L. Hird, Oct. 1827
  9. (fols. 31-2) James Pigott Pritchett, Sept. 1827
  10. (fols. 33-4) W. Marshall, Aug. 1827
  11. (fols. 35-6) R. Fountayne Wilson, Aug. 1827
correspondence and papers concerning the Castle Howard Reformatory School and school education:
  1. (fol. 44) draft memorial from Vernon Harcourt to the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury requesting funds for the construction of a new national school in York, n.d.
  2. (fols. 45-56) correspondence with Lord Granville Somerset concerning grants of crown lands for the construction of a school for the blind and a national school in York, Dec. 1834-Mar. 1835, n.d.
  3. (fol. 43) letter from Vernon Harcourt to Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, concerning a grant of crown land for the expansion of the National District School of York, June 1834
  4. (fols. 143-4, 147-8) Thomas Barwick Lloyd Baker, Sept. 1855
  5. (fols. 145-6) John Briggs, Sept. 1855
  6. (fols. 149-61) Sydney Turner, July-Aug. 1855, Nov. 1858
  7. (fols. 162-70) John Wright, Aug. [1853?], Nov. 1855
  8. (fols. 171-6) ? Lascelles, n.d.
  9. (fol. 177) Charles Langdale, Aug. 1856
letters to William Vernon Harcourt from:
  1. (fols. 37-42) his brother Charles Venables-Vernon, 1825, n.d.
  2. (fols. 57-68) ? Laycock, Feb. 1843, Apr. 1844, n.d.
  3. (fols. 69-133) George Wilson concerning the works of Henry Cavendish, Feb. 1850-Apr. 1851
  4. (fol. 134) Richard Parkinson, Sept. 1855
  5. (fols. 135-6) Charles Thomas Longley, Archbishop of Canterbury, Dec. 1863
  6. (fols. 137-42) Ishmael Fish, Sept.-Dec. 1855
  7. (fols. 178-9) unidentified, n.d.
letters to Matilda Vernon Harcourt from:
  1. (fols. 180-245, 248-316) George Gabriel Stokes concerning the glass experiments of her husband William Vernon Harcourt, June 1871-Mar. 1876
  2. (fols. 246-7) John Phillips, Feb. 1874

Dates

  • 1825-76, n.d.

Extent

319 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. d. 3877

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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