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Forster, William Edward, (1818-1886), statesman

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Alternative name(s):
  • Arnold-Forster (Also known as)
Surname: Forster
Forenames: William Edward
Gender: Male
Date: 1818-1886
Biography: ODNB link for Forster, William Edward (1818-1886) Statesman
References: NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275013 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P139616 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Edward Forster
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1843-86: corresp, speech notes, etc
Trinity College Dublin
NRA 30476 Forster
1880-82: memoranda on Ireland
National Library of Ireland
1837-42: corresp with Sir TF Buxton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 24097 Buxton
1880-82: corresp with Joseph Chamberlain
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 12604 Chamberlain
1862-85: corresp with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1869-1874: corresp with Lord Granville
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Former ref PRO 30/29
1872-82: letters to Lord Hartington
Devonshire Collection Archives, Chatsworth
NRA 20594 Cavendish
1852-84: letters (18) to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See HMC corresp file 19/2/1987
1872-81: letters to Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
1855-66: letters to Sir AH Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1869-80: letters to AJ Mundella
Sheffield University: Special Collections and Archives
NRA 6510
1864-78: letters (36) to WS Nichols and other Bradford reformers
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford
NRA 34991 Bradford
1855-83: corresp with Lord Ripon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1864: letter outlining W E Forster's stance on aiding the American Union cause, stating that he refrains from interference in the American war notwithstanding his strong views and sympathies for the Northern cause
West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford