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Vanbrugh, Sir John (1664-1726), Knight, dramatist, architect and herald

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Surname: Vanbrugh
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1664-1726
Biography: ODNB link for Vanbrugh, Sir John (1664-1726) Knight Dramatist Architect and Herald
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P129553 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P29123 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir John Vanbrugh Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Vanbrugh
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
information on papers incl detailed list of surviving letters
See information in published source
See Index of Literary MSS vol 2 part 2
2
Blenheim Palace drawings
Blenheim Palace
NRA 8130 Churchill
3
1705-c1721: papers, inc those rel to building of Blenheim Palace
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
4
1712-21: corresp and receipts
Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York
NRA 37882 Yarburgh

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
5
drawings for Castle Howard, Kimbolton Castle and Kings Weston
Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
See Handbook p43
6
c1700, 1721-26: letters (28) to 3rd Earl of Carlisle
Castle Howard
NRA 24681

See HMC Earl of Carlisle MSS
7
letters to Vice-Chamberlain Coke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
8
1705-23: corresp with Henry Joynes and William Boulter
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1705-17: corresp with Duke and Duchess of Marlborough
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
10
1715-26: letters to Duke of Newcastle
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1710-16: corresp with Treasury
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
papers
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
13
papers
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
papers
Huntington Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
15
papers
Princeton University Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
16
papers
Folger Shakespeare Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
17
1713: letter to Sir Edward Southwell during the building of Kings Weston House
Bristol Archives
See Annual Return 2018

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