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Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey (1792-1871), 1st Baronet geologist

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Surname: Murchison
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Roderick Impey
Gender: Male
Date: 1792-1871
Biography: ODNB link for Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey (1792-1871), 1st Baronet geologist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P146774 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P20685 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1814-71: corresp and papers
Geological Society of London
NRA 28354 Geological Soc
2
1815-71: corresp (150 items)
Wellcome Library
NRA 36155
3
1817-71: corresp and papers
British Geological Survey Archives
NRA 16681 Murchison
4
c1820-71: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1771-1935: personal and family corresp and papers
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
6
1829-44: notebooks, accounts and letters to his wife
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
1836: notebook
Cambridge University: Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1827: maps and sections of Scottish rocks
London University: University College Department of Geology
9
1830-87: misc corresp and papers (48 items)
American Philosophical Society Library
See NUC MS 76-924
10
1853-54: corresp with Lord Aberdeen
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1829-57: letters to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1856-60: corresp with RW Banks
Hergest Trust Archives
NRA 41662 Banks
13
letters to William Buckland
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
14
1861-64: corresp with Lord Cottesloe
Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
NRA 15283 Fremantle
15
1833-54: letters (22) to Sir Henry de la Beche
National Museum of Wales
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
1827-61: letters (90) to G Featherstonhaugh
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
17
corresp with James Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
18
1855-70: letters (14), mainly to Mrs Ford
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 25394 Science Museum Lib
19
1852-70: corresp with Jane Franklin
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
20
1814-29: letters (12) to Sir John Gladstone
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
21
1858-69: letters to WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1832-67: letters (80) to George Gordon
Elgin Museum
NRA 22745 Gordon
23
1863-70: letters to JA Grant
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
24
1852-69: letters (12) to Sir George Grey
Auckland Central City Library
NRA 28105 Grey
25
1850-70: letters (48) to R Harkness
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44054
26
1830-68: corresp with Sir John Herschel (61 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
27
1855-69: corresp with Thomas Huxley (25 items)
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 8194 Huxley
28
1863-69: letters (10) to Sir Austen Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
29
1854-68: corresp rel to David Livingstone
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
30
1854-72: letters (94) from David Livingstone
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Clendennen & Cunningham, David Livingstone: a catalogue of documents, 1979
31
1856-68: corresp with David Livingstone
National Archives of Zimbabwe
See Guide to historical MSS in National Archives of Rhodesia
32
1825-52: letters (53) to Gideon Algernon Mantell
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
NRA 40579

See Microfilm copies (ref.Xa 64) at East Sussex R.O.
33
1869-71: corresp with Lord Mayo
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 34983 Bourke
34
1856-66: letters to A Panizzi
British Library, Manuscript Collections
35
1857-62: letters (10) to Charles Peach
British Geological Survey Archives
NRA 18675 Inst of Geol

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
36
1835-46: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
37
1828-71: letters (32, copies) from John Phillips
Oxford University: Museum of Natural History
NRA 42482
38
1855-71: letters (54) to Trenham Reeks
British Geological Survey Archives
NRA 18675 Inst of Geol

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
39
1841-58: letters (15) to Duke of Richmond
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 850 Gordon Lennox
40
1839-68: letters (388) to Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
41
1840-1869: letters (60) corresp with Sir Richard Owen and William Clift
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
42
1828-61: letters to Adam Sedgwick (transcripts)
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44054
43
1827-1861: letters (131) to members of the Sowerby family
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
44
1822-67: letters to Sir Walter and Lady Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
45
1830-62: corresp with William Whewell
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804
46
1815-69: letters (10)
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 9524 Science Museum
47
corresp (1 file)
Wellcome Library
NRA 25910
48
1846-1870: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

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