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Bright, John (1811-1889), politician

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Surname: Bright
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1811-1889
Biography: ODNB link for Bright, John (1811-1889), politician
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P128130 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3521 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Bright
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1841-88: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British cabinet ministers 1782-1900, 1982
2
1841-87: corresp and papers (c200 items)
Friends Historical Library, Swarthmore College
See NUC MS 71-426
3
1825-1884: speeches and notes; diaries and notebooks; letters to family and others incl Richard Cobden, Charles Pelham Villiers, William Gladstone, C P Villiers and Charles Sumner
Alfred Gillett Trust (C & J Clark Ltd)
NRA 44962
4
1837-42: letters (13) to William Bright
Lancashire Archives
NRA 16895 Bright
5
1837-65: letters from Richard Cobden
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1838-1916: photographs, family corresp and other letters to Elizabeth Priestman Bright, Richard Cobden and Lilian Bright Roth
Alfred Gillett Trust (C & J Clark Ltd)
NRA 44962
7
1840-1885: photographs
Alfred Gillett Trust (C & J Clark Ltd)
NRA 44962
8
1840-88: misc papers
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
NRA 24150 Bright
9
1841-70: letters (317) to George Wilson
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 18684 Bright
10
1843: letters to John Henderson
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1972
11
1846-1891: letters to Margaret Clark Gillett and Margaret Elizabeth Leatham
Alfred Gillett Trust (C & J Clark Ltd)
NRA 44962
12
1846-89: letters to JB Smith
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 18683 Smith
13
1847-78: letters (821) to Margaret Bright
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Guide 1984
14
1850-69: corresp with Lord John Russell
The National Archives
15
1850-78: letters to William Hargreaves
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1850-88: misc corresp (c20 items)
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 33764
17
1852-53: letters to Benjamin Disraeli
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 842 Disraeli
18
1853-69: letters (18) to Charles Wilson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1853-81: letters (16) to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See HMC corresp file 19/2/1987
20
1853-87: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
1858-84: letters to Richard Congreve
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1861-74: letters (18) to Thomas Thomasson
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980, p568
23
1861-88: corresp with WH Northy
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
1862-86: letters (18) to RW Dale
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 13202 Dale
25
1862-86: letters to Lord Mclaren
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 29194 Rutherfurd
26
1862-88: misc corresp (18 items)
Rochdale Local Studies and Archive
27
1863-76: letters to TB Potter
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 13262 Manchester
28
1864-85: letters (90) to JE Thorold Rogers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12396 Rogers
29
1868-71: letters (33) to Henry Calcraft
Dorset History Centre
NRA 20474
30
1868-76: letters to GJ Holyoake
National Co-operative Archive
NRA 16403 Holyoake
31
1868: letter to Lord Cranbrook
British Library, Manuscript Collections
32
1869-74: corresp with Lord Granville
The National Archives
33
1872: letter to H.Y. Thompson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
34
1872-88: letters to William Harris
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 32239 Harris
35
1873-85: letters to Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
36
1873-87: corresp with Joseph Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
37
1878: letter to Arthur Hargreave
British Library, Manuscript Collections
38
1882-1886: letters to Francis Schnadhorst
Alfred Gillett Trust (C & J Clark Ltd)
NRA 44962
39
corresp with Richard Cobden
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 10616 Cobden
40
letters to Joseph Cowen
Tyne and Wear Archives
NRA 30700
41
corresp with Edward Ellice
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 883

See NRA(S)1968
42
letters to Charles Sturge
British Library, Manuscript Collections
43
letters (50)
Princeton University Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
44
misc letters
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 13481 Birmingham
45
misc letters
Religious Society of Friends Library
NRA 20017 Friends register

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1
daughter of John Bright
Family
2
sister of John Bright
Family