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Fitzroy, Robert (1805-1865), MP, Governor of New Zealand, Vice Admiral and meteorologist

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Surname: Fitzroy
Forenames: Robert
Gender: Male
Date: 1805-1865
Biography: ODNB link for Fitzroy, Robert (1805-1865) MP Governor of New Zealand Vice Admiral Meteorologist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P150974 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P10134 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Robert Fitzroy
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1843-65: corresp and papers
The National Archives
2
1834-66: letters and papers
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
NRA 25529 Turnbull Lib
3
1818-63: naval papers
Dorset History Centre
NRA 5694
4
1845-53: letterbook
Auckland Central City Library
See Union catalogue part 1 1968
5
1816-52: letters, mainly to his family, including 10 written on the second voyage of the Beagle
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Accessions to repositories 1991
6
1841-61: letters to Lord Camden
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 8410
7
corresp with Sir John Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
8
1841-43: letters to Lord Londonderry
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
9
1837-60: letters (50) to Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
10
1841-51: letters to 14th Earl of Derby
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 20084
11
1859: Adml Fitzroy's remarks on Dr Starks 'curents of the Atlantic' and the authors reply
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Catalogue of MSS...Natural History Museum (1995)
12
1817-52: (copy) family letters
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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