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Fairbairn, Sir William (1789-1874), 1st Baronet, engineer

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Surname: Fairbairn
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1789-1874
Biography: ODNB link for Fairbairn, Sir William (1789-1874) 1st Baronet Engineer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P133167 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P9612 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir William Fairbairn
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1842: notebook on boiler efficiency
Science and Industry Museum
NRA 29510 Manchester Mus Sc
2
1840-55: letters to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
1844-74: letters (39) to TR Robinson
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
4
1859-74: letters (19) to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
5
1856-74: letters (33) to WC and WJ Unwin
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 10964 Unwin

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