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Walpole, Horace (1717-1797) 4th Earl of Orford, author collector antiquary MP

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Alternative name(s):
  • Horatius Walpole (Also known as)
Biography: ODNB link for Walpole, Horace (1717-1797) 4th Earl of Orford, author collector antiquary MP
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P163762 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P29648 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Horace Walpole
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1776-97: corresp, journal, memoirs of George II-III etc
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 28249 Waldegrave
2
papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 7114 Walpole

See HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [22d]
3
corresp, literary MSS and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
4
his heavily annotated copies of Colley Cibber's Life and Lord Hardwicke's Walpoliana
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
5
various printed works with his MS notes and additions
British Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
See RC Alston, Books with manuscript, passim
6
1740-71: letters (46)
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
7
1753-96: letters (copies)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
8
1781-95: letters (12)
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
letters (c150) to the Berry sisters
The Morgan Library
See Walpole's Letters, Yale edn, vols 11-12
10
1759-72: letters (25) to Lady Mary Coke
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 29367 Stirling Home
11
1762-82: letters (176) from William Cole
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
12
letters (184) from HS Conway
Lewis Walpole Library
NRA 22338 Walpole Library
13
1766-80: corresp with and notes on portraits by Mme Du Deffand
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
14
1776-78: letters to Edward Gibbon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
15
1734-70: letters (103) from Thomas Gray
Cambridge University: Pembroke College Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
16
1746-74: corresp with Lord Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1759-89: letters (39) from Michael Lort
British Library, Manuscript Collections
18
1740-86: corresp with Sir Horace Mann
Lewis Walpole Library
See Walpole's Letters, Yale edn, vols 17-27
19
letters (over 100) from William Mason
Lewis Walpole Library
See Walpole's Letters, Yale edn, vols 28-29
20
letters to George Montagu
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
21
1736-70: corresp with George Montagu
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1992
22
1794-96: corresp with William Roscoe (10 items)
Liverpool Record Office
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
23
1761-66: letters to Lady Suffolk
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
24
1748-56: letters (15) to Thomas Walpole
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
25
1744-45: letters (12) to Sir CH Williams
Newport Central Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
26
1751-95: letters (16); miscellanea
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
27
1747-1797: Strawberry Hill accounts, expenditure on furnishings etc
Chetham's Library
NRA 17002 Chetham's L