Journals of Richard Chiswell the Younger and Trench Chiswell
The journals give detailed descriptions, observations and opinions of many towns and buildings throughout England, Scotland and Wales.
1.1 Linear metres (11 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 181, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Don. c. 181-182; d. 193-194; e. 169;p Eng. e. 2403-2408
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 7051, 7061
Journals of Richard Chiswell the Younger (1673-1751) Turkey merchant and traveller and the journals of his grandson, Trench Chiswell (1735?-1797) merchant and antiquary, 1696-1796.
Biographical / Historical
Richard Chiswell the Younger (1673-1751), Turkey merchant and traveller - see Dictionary of National Biography. Trench Chiswell (1735?-1797), London merchant and antiquary - see Dictionary of National Biography.
The journals are arranged by author and chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
MSS. Don. c. 181-182, d.193-194, e. 169 were bought, D.P. White, Occasional List 40 (May 1991), items 2-6, and given by Bodley's Canadian Friends, 1991. MS. Eng. e. 2403-2408 were bought D.P. White, Occasional List 37(1991), item 338.
- Catalogue of the journals of Richard Chiswell the Younger and Trench Chiswell
- Finding aid prepared by Anna Dunn
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