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Archive of Richard Congreve

 Collection

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Papers and correspondence of Richard Congreve, with some correspondence of his wife. Many of the papers are copies by Mrs Mary Congreve for an intended biography.

Dates

  • 1841-1902

Extent

3.81 Linear metres (57 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. a. 10, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. a. 10, c. 343-350, d. 481-492, e. 453-6, g. 60-61; Eng. lett. c. 181-187, d. 172, e. 49-71; French e.27

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8783

Abstract

Archive of Richard Congreve

Biographical / Historical

Richard Congreve (1818-1899) was a positivist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to Wadham College, Oxford, after the British Museum had made a selection, and were given by the college to the Library in 1957.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of Richard Congreve
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom