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Chesney, Francis Rawdon, (1789-1872), general explorer and surveyor

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Surname: Chesney
Forenames: Francis Rawdon
Gender: Male
Date: 1789-1872
Biography: ODNB link for Chesney, Francis Rawdon (1789-1872) General Explorer and Surveyor
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P135325 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P5493 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Francis Rawdon Chesney
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1823-85: corresp, journal and papers
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
See Accessions to Repositories 1987
1823-85: papers (copies)
British Library: Asian and African Studies
c1832: Observations on Persia
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980 p95
1832: Observations on Egypt
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1837-58: letters and travel notes
Royal Geographical Society
See RGS Archives pp101,145,164-65
1836: botanical papers
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
NRA 25004

See Bridson, Natural history MS resources 1980
1834-38: papers rel to Euphrates expedition
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 2630 Sotheron
1832-39: corresp with James Brant
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1831-41: letters to Sir Robert Gordon
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1835-38: corresp with JC Hobhouse
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27784 Hobhouse
1835-55: letters to Viscount Ponsonby
Durham University Library and Collections
NRA 6228 Grey