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Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723) Knight, architect, astronomer, mathematician and MP

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Surname: Wren
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Christopher
Gender: Male
Date: 1632-1723
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723), knight, architect, astronomer, mathematician and MP
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P127410 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P31272 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir Christopher Wren Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Christopher Wren
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
drawings and papers
Oxford University: All Souls College
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
1663-1723: accounts, papers and drawings
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
c1669-88: accounts and papers
Royal Institute of British Architects
NRA 34272 Wren
4
papers
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Cumulative Index to the Catalogue of the Drawings Collection (1989)
5
1675: report on design for the Monument
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1682-83: accounts as surveyor of the King's Works
Unknown location
NRA 20442 Foljambe

See Offered for sale, Christies 30 April 2008, lot 173
7
1696: proposal for the recoinage
London University: Senate House Library
8
reports on churches in Cripplegate and Lower Wapping
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 23878 Fifty New Churches
9
manuscripts
Middle Temple Library
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
10
papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
papers
Royal Society
12
c1643: annotated copy of Browne's Religio Medici
Cardiff Central Library
NRA 42735 Cardiff Library
13
1718: papers rel to Hungerford Market
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 14000 Landor
14
plan of Chuch of St James, Piccadilly and drawing of church, probably St Magnus the Martyr
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Annual return 1994
15
plan of proposal to rebuild London after Great Fire, with sketches of Royal Hospital and Greenwich
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 22080 Herbert
16
1674: letters rel to building of Arbury stables
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 26325 Newdegate
17
1683-1723: building of Dr Busby’s house, acquittances for his salary, fabric books for repairs of the Abbey and building of the School dormitory
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room

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