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Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, and miscellaneous collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt

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Joseph Gwilt's diaries contain accounts of regular visits to Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, 1844-60, with architectural and topographical sketches, and a few letters, bills and other ephemera. Each is indexed. Charles Perkins Gwilt's papers comprise miscellaneous genealogical and heraldic collections, 1828-35. Each volume in both groups is indexed.

Dates

  • 1828-1860

Extent

0.55 Linear metres (11 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. e. 144, fols. 1-2.]
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MSS. Don. e. 144-154

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15319

Overview

Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, architect and archaeologist, 1844-60, and miscellaneous genealogical and heraldic collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt, antiquarian writer, 1828-35.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Gwilt (1784-1863) was an architect and archaeologist. His son, Charles Perkins Gwilt (d. 1835) was an antiquarian writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, B. Weinreb Ltd., through the Friends of the Bodleian, 1984.
Title
Catalogue of diaries of Joseph Gwilt, 1844-60, and miscellaneous collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt, 1828-35
Status
Completed
Date
2002
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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