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Ross, Sir John, (1777-1856), Knight Rear Admiral Arctic Navigator

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Surname: Ross
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1777-1856
Biography: ODNB link for Ross, Sir John (1777-1856) Knight Rear Admiral Arctic Navigator
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134698 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P24745 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Ross
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1818-56: corresp and misc papers
Oxford University: History of Science Museum
NRA 9532 Oxford scientific

See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
1805-19: misc corresp (26 items)
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
1815-33: papers
Royal Geographical Society
1834: papers (1 vol)
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
1787-1854: corresp and misc papers (97 items)
McCord Museum
NRA 25852 Ross

See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
1812-56: corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
1818: MS of A voyage to the arctic regions in HMS Isabella and Aleexander
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See HMC visit, JRS 1992
1815-51: corresp and papers
Library and Archives Canada
See General inventory manuscripts
1818, 1829-33: journals
Huntington Library
See R Morriss, Guide to British Naval Papers in North America (1994)
1830-33: journal
Universitetsbiblioteket i Oslo (University of Oslo Library)
See SPRI Guide 1982 p574
letters to Thomas, Lord Cochrane
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 8150 Cochrane
1850-56: letters (43) to John Lee
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 30121 Nat Maritime Mus
1819-34: corresp with Lord Melville
Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
1850-51: corresp with Sir Erasmus Ommanney
Royal Geographical Society
See RGS Archives, pp105,134-35