Diaries of Joseph Gwilt, and miscellaneous collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt
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.
0.55 Linear metres (11 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
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
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.
- Catalogue of diaries of Joseph Gwilt, 1844-60, and miscellaneous collections of his son, Charles Perkins Gwilt, 1828-35
- Language of description
- Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation