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Brunel, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859), civil engineer

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Surname: Brunel
Forenames: Isambard Kingdom
Gender: Male
Date: 1806-1859
Biography: ODNB link for Brunel, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859), civil engineer
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275371 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P138129 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1840 - c1886: Board of Trade Railway Department: Drawings and Plans
The National Archives, Kew
2
1820-1878: Special Collections: Briggs Collection
The National Archives, Kew
3
1830-1865: Special Collections: I K Brunel Collection
The National Archives, Kew
4
1827-59: corresp and papers
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 28085 Brunel

See Museums and Galleries Commission report 1988-89 p72
5
further papers incl diaries, notebooks and bank books
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Friends of the National Libraries Annual report 1996
6
1842-51: memorandum and letterbooks
Huntington Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
MSS and papers
Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
8
1826-59: corresp and papers rel to Great Western Railway
The National Archives
9
1843-58: corresp rel to Cornwall Railway
Archives and Cornish Studies Service
NRA 5005
10
1846-53: corresp and plans rel to Great Western Railway
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 9463 Kennaway
11
1834-51: corresp (26 items)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
12
1836-44: letters rel to London-Birmingham, Great Western railways etc
Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
NRA 6480 Fulham estate
13
1827-57: letters (37) to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1830-43: letters to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 22241 SDUK
15
1836-37: copied letters relating to Great Western Railway
Ealing Local History Centre
NRA 35860 Ealing misc
16
1849-1904: Watcombe estate and family papers
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 28085 Brunel
17
1833-1841: Great Western Railway drawings (20)
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Annual Return 2005
18
1845-1852: plans and sections, Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Annual Return 2005
19
1847: drawings of Saltash Bridge Cylinder
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Annual Return 2006
20
1853: South Wales Railways plans, incl Swansea, Milford Haven, Pembroke Dock
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Annual Return 2006
21
1852-1859: corresp (transcript copies) with John Scott Russell
Bath University Archives

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