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Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) 1st Baronet Physicist

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Surname: Davy
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Humphry
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1778
Death Date: 1829
Biography: ODNB link for Davy, Sir Humphry (1778-1829) 1st Baronet Physicist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P157633 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P7650 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Humphry Davy
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
Royal Institution of Great Britain
NRA 9522

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
corresp and papers (copies)
Keele University Library Special Collections and Archives
NRA 1085 Richards
3
papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
lecture notes and papers
Royal Geological Society of Cornwall Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1823-25: letters and reports rel to ships
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library
NRA 9518 NMM scientific

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
6
1799-1829: family corresp (69 items)
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 9524 Science Museum

See Annual return 1993
7
1808-25: corresp with JJ Berzelius
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien)
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1816-30: letters to J Buddle
Lambton Park
NRA 11184 Lambton
9
1807-24: letters (23) to JG Children
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
letters to Daniel Ellis
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 11418 Viner-Ellis
11
1815-23: letters (12) to Michael Faraday
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
12
corresp with Sir JFW Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
13
1803-22: letters (26) to Alexander Marcet
American Philosophical Society Library
NRA 9728 American Philosophic

See Guide 1966
14
1823-26: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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