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Beaufort, Sir Francis (1774-1857) Knight, Rear Admiral, hydrographer

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Surname: Beaufort
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Francis
Gender: Male
Date: 1774-1857
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Beaufort, Sir Francis (1774-1857) Knight Rear Admiral Hydrographer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P129853 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P1951 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Francis Beaufort
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1787-1857: corresp, journals and papers
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
2
1831-57: corresp and papers
Royal Geographical Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
papers rel to testimonial
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
4
1796-1802: account book
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980 p38
5
1790-1857: weather logs
National Meteorological Archive
NRA 9962
6
1850-57: corresp with Sir George Airy
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
7
c1848-57: letters to Sir George Back
Royal Geographical Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1839-50: letters to Sir Richard Collinson
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
9
1818-50: corresp with Maria Edgeworth and family
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 30927 Edgeworth
10
1828-52: letters (115) to Sir John Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
11
1829-57: letters (76) to Sir William Hooker
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
12
1830-45: letters (38) to Sir John Lubbock
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
13
1837-53: letters to Sir John Ross
The National Archives
14
1827-45: letters (c100) to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 22241 SDUK
15
1832-52: letters (21) to William Whewell
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804
16
1793-1857: (copies) corresp and papers, incl journals and commonplace books
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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