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Franklin, Sir John (1786-1847) Knight Rear Admiral Arctic Explorer

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Surname: Franklin
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1786-1847
Biography: ODNB link for Franklin, Sir John (1786-1847) Knight Rear Admiral Arctic Explorer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134536 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P10603 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Franklin
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1801-45: corresp, letterbooks, journals and papers
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
2
1824-56: personal and family corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British colonial governors 1782-1900, 1986
3
papers in North America
See information in published source
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
4
1818-45: corresp
McCord Museum
NRA 25853 Franklin
5
corresp and papers
Royal Geographical Society
6
1837-68: corresp and papers of him and Lady Franklin
University of Tasmania Library, Special & Rare Collections
7
corresp and papers of him and Lady Franklin
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
See Accessions to Repositories 1988
8
1818: lunar observations
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
9
c1854: account of a search to find him in the arctic (MS copy)
Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre
NRA 29607 Bexley Boro Lib misc
10
1801-45: corresp; 1821-22: journal
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 5438 Gell
11
1836-38: corresp rel to Van Diemens Land (1 vol)
State Library of New South Wales, Mitchell Library
12
1825-39: Corresp with Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
13
1819-39: letters to George Back
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
14
letters to Booth family
Lincolnshire Archives
See Accessions to Repositories 1988
15
1814-45: corresp with Robert Brown
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
16
c1818-36: (copies) letters to Captain CW Cumby
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1821-29: letters to WH Fitton
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Accessions to Repositories 1985
18
1820-45: letters (13) to Mary Anne Kay
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
19
1820-45: letters to Mary and Edward Kendall
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
20
1820-45: corresp with John Richardson
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
NRA 29684 Richardson
21
1840-45: letters (25) to James Clark Ross
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
22
1835-45: letters to Sir Edward Sabine
The National Archives
23
1820-1845: additional corresp
Derbyshire Record Office
See Annual Return 2004

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