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Wilberforce, William (1759-1833), MP, philanthropist

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Surname: Wilberforce
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1759-1833
Biography: ODNB link for Wilberforce, William (1759-1833), MP philanthropist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P151270 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P30503 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Wilberforce
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
17th-19th cent: family corresp and legal papers
Wilberforce House and Georgian Houses
NRA 10757 Wilberforce House

See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
2
1799-1833: corresp
Wilberforce House and Georgian Houses
3
1771-1833: corresp and papers, incl diary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 7132 Wilberforce
4
1782-1833: corresp, bank account books
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
NRA 29600

See Guide to the cataloged collections (1980) p622
5
letters and papers (68 items)
Boston Public Library
NRA 11046 Boston Library
6
misc family papers
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 11474 Wilberforce
7
1792-1833: misc corresp
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
NRA 42839
8
1799-1832: misc corresp
Hull History Centre (Hull Local Studies)
NRA 43433
9
1815-18: letters to Sir Thomas Dyke Acland
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 14687 Acland
10
1787-99: corresp with Henry Addington
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 8747 Addington
11
c1806: corresp with JF Barham
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 6302
12
1795-1811: corresp with Jeremy Bentham
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
corresp with Lord Brougham
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See R Irwin & R Staveley, Libraries of London (Lib Assoc 1964)
14
c1820-33: letters (29) to Thomas Fowell Buxton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1095
15
1820-30: letters to Thomas Fowell Buxton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24097 Buxton
16
1815-30: letters (c40) to Lord Calthorpe
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 25396 Gough-Calthorpe
17
1827-32: letters (27) from Thomas Chalmers (copies)
Edinburgh University: New College Library
NRA 27818 Chalmers
18
1817-21: letters to Lt-Col James Chisholm
National Army Museum Templer Study Centre
NRA 39458 Chisholm
19
1787-88: corresp with William Eden
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1817-30: letters (15) to Sir John Gladstone
Gladstone's Library
NRA 14174 Gladstone
21
1787-1825: corresp with Lord Grenville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1780-1812: letters to John and Thomas Grimston
East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service
NRA 13468 Grimston
23
1801-11: letters to 3rd Earl of Hardwicke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
1810-22: corresp with JS Harford
Bristol Archives
NRA 19634
25
1807-32: corresp with Lord Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
corresp with Sir Charles Hotham-Thompson
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 5408
27
1810-22: corresp with 2nd Earl of Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
28
letters to Edward Locker
Huntington Library
NRA 12288 Locker-Lampson
29
c1811-15: letters rel to Luddites
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds
NRA 5980 Radcliffe
30
letters (47) to Zachary Macaulay
Huntington Library
See Guide to British hist MSS (1982)
31
1815-23: corresp with George and Mary Malkin
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 25456
32
1791-1804: corresp with 1st Viscount Melville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
letters (26) to Elizabeth Montagu
Huntington Library
See Guide to British hist MSS (1982)
34
1782-1806: letters to William Pitt and others
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
35
letters (14) to William Pitt
The National Archives
36
1811-33: letters to Samuel Roberts
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 15715 Roberts
37
1787-1825: letters (20) to the Ryder family, Earls of Harrowby
Harrowby Manuscripts Trust
NRA 1561 Ryder
38
corresp with Granville Sharp
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 10000 Lloyd-Baker
39
1815-24: corresp rel to Charles Singleton of Winchester
Hampshire Archives and Local Studies
See Accessions to repositories 1982
40
letters (24) to William Smith
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See NUC MS 62-1019
41
1814-33: letters to Lady Sparrow
British Library, Manuscript Collections
42
1812-32: letters to the Thornton family and Charles Forster (12 items)
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 30090
43
1819-31: letters to Henry Venn
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 2694 Venn
44
1797-1801: letters (10) to Lord Wellesley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
45
1822-30: letters to Sir RJ Wilmot-Horton
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 27876 Wilmot-Horton
46
corresp with Christopher Wyvill
North Yorkshire County Record Office
NRA 13480 Wyvill
47
1796-1820: letters to A Young
British Library, Manuscript Collections
48
1788-1825: corresp (41 items)
Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)
NRA 25933
49
1788-1832: letters (91)
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
50
letters (1 vol)
Rutgers University Libraries
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
51
1816-26: misc corresp
Barnet Local Studies and Archives
52
1830: corresp
Barnet Local Studies and Archives

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