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Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821-1890), explorer, diplomat and author

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Surname: Burton
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Richard Francis
Gender: Male
Date: 1821-1890
Biography: ODNB link for Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821-1890) Knight Explorer and Diplomat
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P132444 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P4334 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Richard Francis Burton
  Description Held by Reference Further information
papers, mainly photograph albums and newspaper cuttings
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 42033 Arundell of Wardour
annotated books, literary MSS, corresp and papers
Huntington Library
See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
(copy) MSS, books and pamphlets from his library
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1993
1846-2003: letters (85) and MSS of lectures (4)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
1858-72: travel notebooks (2 vols)
Royal Geographical Society
See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
1865-90: corresp and literary MSS (62 items)
Syracuse University Libraries
See NUC MS 66-1956
notes for his translation of Camoens, etc (1 vol)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
corresp, papers and annotated books
Orleans House Gallery
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
1860-91: papers of and rel to Burton
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
1851-1910: corresp
Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive
See Matthews & Wainwright, MSS rel to Middle East, p73
1874-89: letters to HS Ashbee
British Library, Manuscript Collections
c1884-90: letters to JJ Fahie
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual report 1979-80 p18
1864-81: letters to Sir Francis Galton
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
1855-6: letters to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
1852-80: letters (61) to Royal Geographical Society and other papers intended for publication by the RGS
Royal Geographical Society
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995; RGS Archives
1864-76: letters (13) to Sir William Stirling-Maxwell
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 24669 Stirling

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
1873-1890: (copy) several iterms exported 1984 incl 'Ultima Thule', notes on group marriage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
(copy) 'The Dying Language of the Veglia Island' and other items exported 1980
British Library, Manuscript Collections
c1840-1911: papers and corresp incl Isabel Burton, spouse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2009
1861-1876: corresp and other papers sent to William Henry Wylde
Durham University Library, Special Collections
1885-1888: literary ms, proofs, corresp
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library

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