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Faraday, Michael (1791-1867), natural philosopher

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Surname: Faraday
Forenames: Michael
Gender: Male
Date: 1791-1867
Biography: ODNB link for Faraday, Michael (1791-1867), natural philosopher
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P132984 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P9698 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Michael Faraday
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers incl notebooks
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives
NRA 39907 Faraday
2
1813-65: corresp and papers
Royal Institution of Great Britain
NRA 9522
3
notebook and papers
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
c1825-35: papers
Wellcome Library
5
papers and notes rel to lectures at IEE
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives
NRA 20573 IEE misc
6
corresp (184 items)
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 8908 Faraday
7
1812-15: corresp with Benjamin Abbott
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives
NRA 20573 IEE misc
8
1838-62: corresp with Sir George Airy
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
9
1842-56: corresp (13 items) with Thomas Andrews
Queens University, Belfast
NRA 33866 Andrews
10
1842-52: corresp (18 items) with Thomas Andrews
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 43585
11
1825-64: letters (39) to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1836-57: letters (17) to IK Brunel
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 28085 Brunel
13
1818-61: corresp with C and A De La Rive
Bibliotheque Publique et Universitaire de Geneve
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
14
1840-65: letters (14) to JB Dumas
Institut de France : Academie des Sciences
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
15
1832-59: corresp with James Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
16
letters (29) to WR Grove
Royal Institution of Great Britain
NRA 9522
17
letters to JJ Guest
Glamorgan Archives
NRA 9506 Glamorgan scientific
18
letters (40) to Sir John Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
19
1833-55: corresp with Sir Thomas Phillipps
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 26260
20
1842-57: letters to Lyon Playfair
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 11556 Playfair
21
1847-63: corresp with J Pluckner (47 items)
National Research Council of Canada
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
22
1837-65: corresp with A Quetelet
Academie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
23
1834-48: letters (11) to Mary Somerville
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 9423
24
1839-62: letters to Sir George Stokes etc
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
25
1831-60: corresp with William Whewell (94 items)
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804
26
1820-63: letters
See information in published source
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
27
1829-46: letters
Royal Military Academy Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
28
1835-36: notes of lectures taken by Maria Herries
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives
See Annual Return 1997
29
1836: letter to Benjamin Abbott
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives
See Annual Return 2004
30
1828-1936: scientific corresp relating to instruments by Faraday, Beckley, Galton (statistician) and J Clerk Maxwell (physicist)
Royal Society

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