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Gilbert, Davies, (1767-1839), MP, scientist, antiquary

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Alternative name(s):
  • Davies Giddy (Formerly known as)
Surname: Gilbert
Forenames: Davies
Gender: Male
Date: 1767-1839
Biography: ODNB link for Gilbert, Davies (1767-1839), MP scientist antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P131062 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P11247 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1780-1839: corresp and papers
Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)
NRA 9190
1800-1833: corresp (32 items)
Royal Institution of Cornwall
NRA 9188 Royal Inst
1820-1833: letters (26) to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
transcripts of Cornish prose and verse
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
1812-1826: letters to H Boase
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1811-1816: letters (10) to Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 38865 Osborn colln
1793-1835: letters (14) to John Hawkins
Archives and Cornish Studies Service (formerly Cornwall Record Office)
NRA 10617 Hawkins
1826-1830: letters (32) to Sir John Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
1830-1835: letters (18) to Sir John Lubbock
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
1821-1836: letters (26) to Gideon Algernon Mantell
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
NRA 40579

See Microfilm copies (ref.XA 64) at East Sussex R.O.
1822-1835: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
corresp with Richard Trevithick
Royal Cornwall Museum
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
1815-1831: corresp. with Richard Trevithick, chiefly concerning the design and efficiency of steam-engines
Science Museum Library and Archives